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Rafting in the rain {Valdivia 2022}

You'd think three and a half days wouldn't be quite long enough for rafting a class IV river, exploring downtown Pucón, bathing in hot springs, visiting an island full of penguins, snacking on freshly-caught ceviche, celebrating a birthday, picking wild... Continue Reading →

Turisteando en Santiago

To the eternal confusion of every gringo everywhere (please tell me I'm not alone), Spanish-speakers have a tendency to make everything a verb. Exploring a new place as a tourist becomes "turisteando" or "touristing," sending messages via WhatsApp becomes "whatsappeando,"... Continue Reading →

Side by side comparison

I've been back in Chile for about a month post-vacation, so I thought it might be fun to do a photo log comparison of my life in Chile versus my life in the states, focusing on a couple of different... Continue Reading →

Some thoughts on living abroad

I was just on vacation in the US for about a month, and am now back in La Serena quarantining, so I’ve been thinking a bit about this weird double-life I live, half in the US and half in Chile. ... Continue Reading →

The little-er camera

I went climbing (well, bouldering) yesterday for the first time in a depressingly long time and my forearms were not prepared. If anyone wants to come help me open this jar of pasta sauce I'd appreciate it. In other news,... Continue Reading →

Priorities

Life lately has been a little crazy – last week I taught and co-directed a weeklong virtual science camp for 5th-8th graders, which started just after a quick weekend plane trip to Puerto Montt (southern Chile) to play a fútbol... Continue Reading →

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