We’re the type of people who look at real estate windows wherever we go – sometimes because we could imagine living there, other times because we’re just nosy. That has not been the case with Santiago. It’s been interesting to explore this city, but after nine days here, we’re ready to leave. We’re not sure … More Santiago: Fun to visit, but we wouldn’t want to live here.
Valparaiso was once known as “The Jewel of the Pacific” – attracting European immigrants from the UK, Germany and Italy and serving as a main stopping point for ships from the Atlantic and the Pacific. As one of the Pacific’s most important seaports, Valparaiso enjoyed a heady golden age between 1848-1914. Wealthy families built magnificent … More The Blessing and the Curse of Valparaiso
After weeks of travelling through jaw-dropping natural scenery and experiencing nature’s peace and quiet, we knew it would be an adjustment to arrive in Santiago, a city of over seven million people. While we were ready to hit city streets once again, it has taken a bit of time to adjust to the reality of … More Figuring out Santiago
We’ve been travelling down the Baja peninsula for six weeks and it has taken us this long to figure out one of the main draws to this part of Mexico – water sports. Now we have reached Los Barriles, a small town almost at the southern tip, which appears to be the epicentre for every … More Los Barriles: Water, water everywhere