Caleta Ferrari - Yeeeeeee Haw! May 10th 2012 All pictures of this post were taken by Alfredo Pourailly, a very talented young man that was so kind to share a few weeks of his life with me.
My buddies at the ferry (we were on first name basis at this point), woke me up on the ferry at 3:30 AM for our arrival in Caleta Ferrari (CF). Sleepy eyed, I hopped off with Alfredo while some other passengers boarded. Thanks to the ferry lights, we we ... read more
South America » Chile » Magallanes » Isla Navarino 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
"La Mestiza" is the female conjugate in Spanish for a person of mixed race. I call myself this, because, for me, the question, "Where do you com from?" is a loaded one. Born in South Africa, raised by a German mother and an African father of Dutch origin, and living in the US for the past 8 years...that's a tricky one to get around explaining. Nevertheless, "La Mestiza" is what I have come to calling myself the past three months I have interned at a hostel in Patagonia. Lured by the guests I worked with, I have finally embarked on my own journey of discovery. This blog will be my attempt at bo... full info