Month: January 2010

At Home with Pablo Neruda

When he wasn´t being exiled (and maybe even then), the famous Chilean poet and writer Pablo Neruda seems to have had an enviable lifestyle as a bohemian writer and intellectual. (more…)

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Border Crossings

Since I started this blog I have been trying to write it chronologically, so that the order of the posts reflects my rather erratic route round South America – a route which the observant may have noticed bears little resemblance to my original concept of getting south as quickly as possible and then heading due north, roughly following the line of the Andes. (more…)