Valparaiso Pictures

Some pictures from the picturesque town of Vaparaiso   colored walls   painted lamps   gone flying   stepping     stop it mom!   parades   looking up   homes murales   the hillside   alien alert     me

Chile & Easter Island

Tomorrow, I leave for Chile! The plan is to fly in to Santiago, and then head north to Valparaiso, a nearby seaport city.  I’ll be spending the majority of my time, though, in one of the most remote places in the world: Easter Island. It’s my first major trip traveling alone, and I’m really excited about it.   Over Thanksgiving, I did a 10 day Vipassana meditation retreat, which was awesome.  (If it’s something you’ve considered, I’d highly recommend it.  It’s a challenging experience, but definitely worth it.)  So, I think having this time by myself in place like Chile will …