VALAPARISO, CHILE – Valparaiso is a port town but has that bohemian/artistic feel to it with wall art everywhere.
Our guide, Boris, told us that artist will approach you to paint your wall…you pay for the paint as you are getting an “artist” to do the painting. Both Mike and I really like the little we saw of Valparaiso. You see wall are everywhere on so many of the buildings and walls
Our incredible cruise continues
After crossing the equator we arrived in Lima, Peru for two days.
LIMA, PERU – The port is a working port and we were not allowed to walk around except a very small area around the ship. We could take a shuttle to the entrance of the port but have been advised not to venture out as it is very dangerous, bummer as I love to take my camera and just wander.
We ...Read more
What an incredible ride 2016 was! It was dotted with many events and trips but ended with a fantastic cruise from Los Angeles to Santiago, Chile.
We flew to Los Angeles the end of November and spent several days there visiting friends and family.
We then spend several days with Mike’s sister, Patty at her wonderfully relaxing home in Bodfish before the three of us headed to San Pedro to spend t...Read more
November was a typical month for us with all our normal errands and just wandering and enjoying all the sites and sounds of Cuenca. I have no idea what festival was going on this day, the people here love to celebrate!
And then there were lunches with friends and just by ourselves.Read more
We continue loving it here in Cuenca and spend time with friends and exploring the area.
We wandered around town exploring the Cuenca “ArtWalk”, a self-guided art tour of over 50 locations throughout the historic El Centro...Read more
Although we continue with our monthly commitments – Mike’s writing group, our lunch bunch group, the writers conference committee and my girls’ spa day – September wasn’t as busy as some months. So, this month’s update is going to be short and sweet as I thought I would share a few pictures and some interesting tidbits about our life in Cuenca.
I have been writing the “Date Nig...