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A long week in Santiago

The first day that we arrived in Santiago was the longest. Actually, each following day that we were there seemed to get longer and longer; days seemed like weeks, and all of us were falling apart, pretty much at the start. We had booked a pretty decent little apartment for about a month in Santiago’s

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The trek to Chile

We sat in our motel room in San Fran, the night before our journey, tired and dreary. We had said so many goodbyes and shed so many tears, we were a bit numb. Nothing was hitting us, not even the fact that we were on a plane to Chile the next day. But we hit

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Here we go again!

I’m going to do a quick catch up for those of you who are wondering what’s happened to us over the past few years. Last time I wrote, we had moved back to California, and things weren’t going all that well. But…as fait would have it, we gained some amazing gifts during our time back

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An Honest Look Back

Ok, so I know we have totally jumped around in our blogs, and the last time that I wrote, we were going to live in Troncones. However, life was a lot busier down there than people might have thought. All of the things that we needed to do to survive / start out in Mexico

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Catching Up!

So, it’s been a very long time since we last wrote a blog! Sorry for taking some time off, but man things have been a bit crazy from the last time we wrote, and a lot has gone down: tattoos, Zika, a wedding, and lots more. It’s a bit long, so bear with me…haha! Let

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Tiempo Tattoo

July was truly an eventful month; every week / day seemed to compound more good and bad events. In the beginning the month, I caught Dengue at the Big Wave Event in Playa Zicatela, followed by both of us getting Zika during 4th of July. In the middle of this, the wife was getting her

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Super Late Nightlife

The nightlife in Puerto is rather mellow, compared to other places, but it’s still a lot of fun. There’s pretty much something to do every day of the week, and there’s a number of places to go to. Each restaurant has its own night scene, which may or may not have dancing or pool. Nick

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Old Shamans and Mist in San José del Pacífico

The idea of our whole trip was started by conversing with our landlord one morning about the mystical thrills of San José del Pacífico, and the extravagant views that stretch from on one side of Oaxaca to the Pacific Ocean. Within a week of our talk, our landlord Luis said that he had business in

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Puerto Big Wave Challenge Weekend

The much anticipated weekend of fireworks came in fast with people filling the streets all week long ready for some crazy surfers surfing some crazy waves. The night before the contest started, we were blasted by a huge storm walking down to see the sunset and ran quickly for cover downtown at a Restaurant we

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Life at Casa Mocha

We were so excited to start our long awaited lease at the new pad called “Casa Mocha”, and paid for the first three months in advance. We got an amazing deal from the owner/landlord Luis, that we couldn’t pass up. For only $450 a month we could stay in his amazing houses, get a deluxe