Valparaíso / Chile · 2014 utility turned art
With so much longitude and barely any latitude, Chile is a lanky country, and its elbows and frowns were a little sharper than those of its Latin American neighbors. More money, more West, more elitism. We arrived in Valparaíso the same day as the Tsunami, but we left before the fire. In Santiago, two and a half of us got into Lollapalooza. And Patagonia had wild horses and wild roads.
Along these forever highways time was without essence. But when you’re waiting to hitch a ride, forever can be a long time.
Patagonia / Chile · 2014 seductive road
When I saw the wild horses I loved them and I felt for them, because what does it mean to be free without a choice?
Chiloe, Patagonia / Chile · 2014 wild horses
places / stories
Santiago de Chile / Outside the Fence with a Whisky Flask
the morals of sneaking in and getting what you pay for
...because it’s true what they say: “If you want to see a music festival you buy a ticket. If you don’t, you can be glad if you end up listening to some of it from outside with a whisky flask"...
Valparaíso / TV, Tsunami, Fire, Neruda and the Quintessence of Hills & Timing
ups and downs: a poetic matter of perspective
Still, there was no denying that this little TV set was the unanimous center of attention right now with eight eyes between us fully devoted to it: an 8.2 earthquake off the Chilean Pacific coast was sending a Tsunami right our way and suddenly we felt a gust of appreciation for every meter our journey had led us up the raven hill.
stumbling upon marvelous specks between the well-known lines of landscape destinations
Shackled by tight guidebook lines, all too caught up in the race to our next destination, we often become oblivious to the landscape-beauty that generously flecks the vacuum of our stingy attention span... see more
nature shining without hue
...from famed dreamscapes to chance discoveries known only to destinationless wanderers... see more
The glaciers looked like petrified tsunamis, and the psychedelic lagoons like glitches, and that altitude canyon like an abyss in the sky. see more