September 2, 2010
Santa Rosa de Lima Saint Winter Storm

La Tormenta de Santa Rosa

The weather reports had been predicting rain all weekend.  Skies were overcast, and the wind blew fiercely but the rain held off until Tuesday, when fog covered the city and rain bursted forth from the sky, nearly drowning me as I walked to work. 

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Vivi Skiing Portillo Chile

Tearing Up The Heart of The Andes

I spent a week in late August, 2010 spring skiing with my parents in Portillo, Chile.

Unfortunately this year of ‘La Nina’ meant no snow for this hotel ski resort two hours from Santiago de Chile.  Powder or no powder, Spring skiing is

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