SURPRISE! We moved to Mexico! And it only took me 4 months to post about it! haha…so that’s why we were so busy around Christmas time in Castro, and we’ve been busy here since we arrived! While we are sad to say goodbye to Chile, we realized it was just not where we were supposed to… Continue reading Hola! From Mexico!
RAIN, OUR HOUSE, AND THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF CASTRO! Life in Winter on the Isla de Chiloe is much much rainier than I imagined! I’ve lived in Seattle and then we were in Vietnam for 1.5 years–these places are famous for their rain. Vietnam even goes through a Monsoon Season! Yet nothing compares to this Chilote… Continue reading Lluvia, Nuestra Casa, y Los Barrios de Castro!
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!
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