Tag: chile

street art graffiti in santiago chile

Chilean Street Art

street art graffiti in santiago chileStreet art graffiti is a dynamic form of public expression in Chile. This image was taken in Santiago 4/11. Here is a link to a video with more examples by Chile Estyle.

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salvador allende tomb santiago general cemetery chile

Allende’s Tomb

salvador allende tomb santiago general cemetery chileAt the request of his family, Chile’s ex president, Salvador Allende will be exhumed 38 years after his death during a military coup that brought the dictator General Augusto Pinochet to power. This is his Tomb photographed at the General …

Magical realism and wine in Chile

chile-gillmore winery-church

danielia gillmoreDaniella Esturillo, the general manager of Gillmore and daughter of its founder Francisco Gillmore told us funny stories at dinner. She is one of those superenthusiastic people with a child-like bright smile and wide open eyes that find a silver …

Santiago General Cemetery (Cementerio General) Chile.

santiago general cementary sculpture of a womanThe Santiago General Cemetery in Chile, (Cementerio General de Santiago), rivals the great resting places of the world. Often compared with the Recoleta in Buenos Aires, it is larger, the size of 80 football fields. Many of Chile’s past Presidents …

Conger eels Santiago Chile

conger eels santiago chileConger eels are delicious. They have a firm flesh similar to monk fish and were one of my favorite things on the menu in Chile. I shot this in the central market in Santiago.…

Where to stay in Santiago Chile, Meridiano Sur Petit Hotel.

hotel meridiano santiago chileI stayed in the Meridiano Sur, Petit Hotel for two nights last week in Santiago. Located in Providencia, the heart of a cool section of the city with plenty of street life and restaurants. It is only two blocks from …

Casa Lapostolle Vineyard and Winery Chile


casa lapostolle winery vinyard chile travelI have always loved the wines of Lapostolle and now that I have had the chance to visit their vineyard in Chile I am even more of a fan. They are 100% organic, have built a gravity fed winery unique …

Santiago street life a contrast in style

Santiago…

Santiago street life the body snatcher

Santiago is a city I hate to leave. I grabbed this shot yesterday while walking to the Mercado central for lunch. The poor guy carrying the mannequins down the street kept dropping them on the ground to the general amusement …

Santiago Chile Street Theater Plaza de Armas

santiago chile street theater performance Santiago Chile has a dynamic street theater community. There are jugglers and acrobats that perform at traffic lights and in the public squares of the city you never know what you will you find. This performer at the Plaza de …

Santiago Chile and the Gorda Completa-Full Fat Hot Dog Extravaganza

gorda completa full fat hot dog sandwich santiago chileI am traveling to Chile next week and am thrilled to be going back. I have unfinished business there, the Gorda Completa. During my last trip I only had time for a quick walk around Santiago and grabbed this shot. …