Last night I went out with, Katie; the new Gringa at my office, Toño; her Chilean boyfriend, and a group of his friends; who are also Chilean. I was so glad they invited me, because I’ve been wanting to see more of the nightlife of Santiago, but again, I don’t feel supper comfortable going out … More Candelaria

Café con piernas (with legs) and Pastel de Choclo (Corn Pie)

Today I’ve officially been in Santiago for one month! I can’t believe it’s been that long. I still feel like such a tourist. Alejandra and I met for coffee yesterday so she could check up on me and see how I was doing. Her first question was, “What have you seen in Santiago so far?” … More Café con piernas (with legs) and Pastel de Choclo (Corn Pie)

I’m fonda’ Fondas!

Today I went with my host family to a Fonda in Vitacura. A Fonda, for those of you who don’t know, is a huge outdoor festival with lots of food, music, games, rides and Cueca dancing! These things are huge! And they’re basically just an explosion of national pride and traditional Chilean culture, which meant … More I’m fonda’ Fondas!