A Taste of Chile December 13th 2005 'Chile'. What pops into your mind first? Some people may think of wine, others of hot peppers, and yet others of that cold feeling under snowy skies. It's a word and country that can certainly conjur up a lot of images. For me I will always think of my first week in South America, the most modern hostel I have ever visited, and life in the driest desert in the world. And good wine.
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South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
Here begins the adventure of 12 months solo racing and chilling out around the world. Africa-Asia-New Zealand-South and North America from May 05-May06. It really is racing, 24 countries in all! So so so many stories to tell and sights to see...
And now that that crazy year is over with, I have moved back to Vancouver (with a stopover in the UK, Iceland and New York!) and am launching a new life. The Babe With A Backpack travel shows have been established in Vancouver, the book is edited, and I'm planning the next trip...UGANDA IN JULY '08! Will try and keep this updated in additi... full info