If things fall into place, as if by magic, most likely you’re on the right...– unknown
Good bye to Chile … Hello to Bolivia!
Once again it’s time to move on to a new country, new adventure. With the help of my host Roberto, I managed to buy overnight bus ticket to Avaroa, Bolivian boarder. (At least that is what I thought!) Since my host had work commitment, his father personally dropped me to the bus station making sure I was safe and got on the right bus. After being spoiled by the good buses in the South I was...
Cafe con piernas - Coffee with legs?
It’s true, I am a coffee addict! There is nothing that can make me unhappy as a bad coffee in the morning. I grew up in Ethiopia where coffee is drunk as a ritual, mostly black some times with salt, sugar, butter or milk. So when I arrived in Santiago, I consulted my travel guide (traveling bible) where to find a decent coffee in town. To my disappointment I found out the Chileans like instant...
I boarded early morning bus from Mendoza to Santiago not knowing for how long and where exactly I want to go. My plan has been changing lately and with the earthquake even got harder to decide. I had contacted a CS host before and he was graciously waiting for me. I tried to get the front sit on the bus so I can see the amazing Andes Mountains on the way but since there was no flight...
Countless times I have heard we need to live each day as if it’s our last. In reality we like tomorrow. Personally, I like to think not only tomorrow but day after tomorrow, a year from now …… It was around 3:35am when I was suddenly awakened with a strong vibration that seemed to last eternity. I was in deep sleep it felt like I was in a dream. Suddenly I hear the bedroom door being opened...
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot...– Dalai Lama