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Reflections from the Airport

Waiting for my connecting flight at the airport in Santiago, Chile, this is the first chance I’ve had to sit down alone and reflect on this amazing adventure. I think about how hard the last few weeks have been. I think about the life-long relationships I’ve made and the memories that I’ll take with me forever. I think about the …

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FOTO FRIDAY: Santiago’s Mercado Central

A proud Chilean fish monger shows off his daily specials at central market in Santiago, Chile. Check out all the photos from Santiago, Chile READ MORE ABOUT THE SANTIAGO PHOTOS: A Firm Handshake for Santiago, Chile Argentina to Chile through the Andes

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A Firm Handshake for Santiago, Chile

After the 7-hour bus ride through the Andes Mountains we are back in the USA. Well not exactly, but to me that’s what Santiago, Chile feels like. It’s clean, organized and has all the food chains and neon lights like the States. Santiago is a taste of home that makes my father feel comfortable and makes me appreciate the raw …

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Argentina to Chile through the Andes

From Mendoza, Argentina we took a 7 hour bus ride into Santiago, Chile via┬áCATA International. The bus systems here in Argentina, like trains in Europe, are the more affordable alternative to airplane travel. There are tons of bus companies who run all over Argentina and South America that provide a safe and reliable service. We paid an extra $20 pesos …