Functional and directional chaos

January 7: We are now in Santa Cruz and I will soon have batteries for Bluetooth keyboard so can bring you up to date with general news. I think we’re past the worst of the functional and directional chaos. Hot water would be nice. But hey, when I’m down, I just eat another avocado! Love to all. M

January 19: We are learning that life in a trailer when only intermittently in a camp site is quite demanding. The biggest impediment to writing to you regularly is lack of electrical power for computers. So until we are in an area where a campsite does not require a drive, you will not hear from me often. Know that we are well, things with the trip are fun and adventurous, and all is good. Your kind and encouraging remarks on my others posts meant a lot. Thanks for reading. Love to you all. M & S









Sunny Rancagua

Season’s greetings

New Years Eve, 2012

En route to Talca

New home

The ocean

Our first empanadas

Ellas & Ellos


Lucretia et al.

Lolol, 6:00 pm

Houses, post earthquake

Señor Cyclist

Functional and directional chaos

Chez casa rodante

Lapostolle winery

Off-roading with the casa rodante

Favourite spot

Viu Manent


Summer church

Little wool shop

Juan y Medio

Beach talk

A fence and the ocean

We love things that start with S

Airing our laundry in public

The quake

What a night

Ovalle arts festival

The next stage

Commune with nature

A writer’s haven

Shopping trip


Thrashing grain, 2013

Invited for asado (barbecue)


Visiting the alpacas

Un-ending adventure

One-day wonder

We will leave this valley Wednesday


Brown toes

View from my desk

He’s done!


Questionable sanity, unquestionable heroics

Fish market

Good Friday, pt. l

Good Friday, pt. ll

Good Friday, pt. lll


Aguas Calientes

Hikes around the Aguas


Exploring Arequipa

Santa Catalina


Final post