Santiago / Chile September 12th 2014 OK, let me first let you know that after 2 ½ days in Santiago, when you blow your nose the stuff that comes out is blacker than black; such is the smog level here. Since Santiago is surrounded by the Andes there is hardly any wind to blow the air pollution away so it just sits there until when it rains. That is also the reason why it is difficult to see the mountain peaks in its glory.
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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
Well, I am just a normal male who likes a bit of adventure. To get out of the day-to-day trot and have a bit of fun. Born in Germany and living in OZ since 1987, I am very interested and involved in international politics. I am politically neither left nor right, and generally against labeling a persons political beliefs. I like my life, have great kids, and some of the best friends a human can have.
And I like traveling, and that is what this blog is all about. Having stepped foot on all 7 continents, my goal is to have visited 100 countries before my body decides to pack it in........
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