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Heaven's Trail on Earth: the Chilean Story

Two years ago, I had the profound opportunity to live, study and travel in Chile for three months.

Three months was not enough.

Unless you’ve been there, it’s difficult to comprehend just how much this long, slender country has to offer. 451 palabras más

Independence Day

Fiestas Patrias

Fiestas Patrias in Chile occurs on the 18th of September every year and is a national holiday to celebrate the beginning of Chile’s road to independence way back in 1810. 436 palabras más


In the Spanish-speaking world, the word terremoto is a double entendre – one definition for it is an earthquake, normally one measured at over a 6.5-7.0 on the Richter scale, and the other is a very popular festive drink consisting of white wine, grenadine and pineapple ice cream. 1.050 palabras más

'Earthquakes and Celebrations' - Fiestas Patrias in Chile

The 18th and 19th of September mark a national Chilean holiday – Fiestas Patrias. Chileans marks this day across the country by celebrating with food, music, dance and much more, including at ‘fondas’ where people meet at different venues to celebrate. 269 palabras más

Year Abroad

18. September

Hallo alle zusammen,

Vorgestern war endlich der Tag auf den hier alle seit mindestens einer Woche hingefiebert haben. Der 18. September ist der chilenische Nationalfeiertag und wird mit großen Feierlichkeiten gewürdigt. 274 palabras más