This is extremely important…. THEY ARE HERE! THEY’VE ARRIVED, IT’S TIME!!! BRUSSELS SPROUTS ARE IN SEASON AND IN THE SUPERMARKET!!! I’ve been waiting patiently and today, I was rewarded. Brussels sprouts are one of my absolute favorite veggies of all time and in our little town of Castro, Chile, you never see things if they aren’t… Continue reading OMG OMG OMG!!!
Fantastic! A resolution has been reached between the government and the fishermen and women of the Isla de Chiloe! May 19th marked the return of the ferries and supply trucks to the island, after Ancud finally agreed to the terms presented. I’m not exactly sure what these terms are, but I’m thankful for them! The… Continue reading It’s Over! Resolution on Chiloe Island!
Hola amigos…finally some good things have happened! Apparently a deal was struck between the government and the fishermen! Yay! Castro is no longer blocked off from other cities on the island! Yay! However, the ferries in Ancud and Quellon are still not in service. I’m not sure why. So we are still in limbo on… Continue reading Isla de Chiloe: Update
We are entering the second week of protests here on the Island of Chiloe in southern Chile. Fishermen in the Los Lagos Region were banned from fishing locally due to the salmon industry polluting the waters of the Pacific Ocean in the area. They have united with the Chilote people to get the attention of the… Continue reading Trapped on Chiloe
I’m not sure if you guys have seen anything about what is happening recently on our little island of Chiloe but it is crazy! I’m not entirely sure of the details but apparently tons and tons of rancid salmon were dumped into the ocean near Ancud (about 50 miles to the north of Castro). SomosChiloe‘s… Continue reading What’s Going On!?
This fishing trip was my favorite one in Chile so far. A while back, we headed out to the area of Rahue, which is southwest of Castro. It can be accessed by bus, but I’ve been told the schedule is not that regular. It is a few miles past Cucao and is close to a popular… Continue reading Ocean Fishing!
Hi there. It’s been months. I’ve been procrastinating. I’m sorry!! Haha. Well, the summer is over here in Castro, Chiloe. It was a really nice summer, but dang it went by so quickly! We kept busy with a lot of fishing and some fun cultural fiestas. Bruno is growing so fast!! He’s almost 8 months… Continue reading Aaack! Procrastination!
It’s getting into summer here!! We’ve had some amazing, hot, sunny days in the last week so we got out on the water with our fishing poles! Our friend, Pablo, arranged a boat to take us on Lago Huillinco, which is about 45 min south of Castro . He has a car, but you can also… Continue reading Vamos a Pescar! Fishing in Chiloe.
Well Christmas has come and gone and it was a good one! I went full Pinterest. Lol. It was so much fun decorating and wrapping presents and Seb was a baking/cooking maestro! For Christmas Eve we joined our friends at Palafito Waiwen for a great feast! We had a gift exchange within our circle of… Continue reading Christmas in Castro
Gratuitous puppy post!!!! This is our 3 month old German Shepard Dog puppy, Bruno. In Spanish, this breed is called Pastor Aleman, which I’m pretty sure translates to ‘the best looking dog ever'(lol!) We’ve only had him for a few days and so far, he’s such a good boy! Minus this incident when we tried… Continue reading Señor Bruno von Karlsson