Blogs from Santiago Region, Chile, South America - page 165


South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago March 9th 1976

Geo: -28.5363, -77.6953My sister, age 11, wrote:After breakfast we found Sharon and played with her for a while. Then Mom and I had to play scrabble for the championships. Mom won the game and said we would play the second tomorrow. The pool was supposed to have been heating but it wasn't, it was only 61 degrees but we were awfully hot but went in for about one minute. Dinner was a barbeque (outdoor) and us three kids sat together. I had two pieces of watermelon for dessert.... read more

South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago March 8th 1976

Geo: -33.3908, -71.2243We stopped for a day in Santiago, to unload our Washington apples and take on a load of Chilean apples. In Santiago, our bus was boarded by policemen carrying machine guns.My sister, age 11, wrote:At 9:30am we said Good-bye to the Gammons who were getting off. Then went on for thetour of Santiago. I slept most of the way there. We toured the city and then went to the top of San Cristobal and then half of the way back down to where we would eat lunch. We had some fish and thought we were done and then they brought chicken and dessert. I didn't finish. I slept on the way back. When we got to the ship we ate dinner then went to a show (magician and music) where we met the other ... read more

South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago March 6th 1976

Geo: -44.1507, -77.4316My sister, age 11, wrote:At 11:00am, I played in the scrabble tournament and beat Grandpa. Next I had to play Jean Bagot. At 6:00pm there was a party for everyone. We got a Magellan Club certificate and a Penguin Club Certificate. Dinner was at 7:00pm. After dinner there was the hat parade. Mom won a platter. After the hat parade Ard and I did our tumbling show.... read more

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