Thursday, February 21, 2008

We are back from a little trip!

We went for a few days to the North of Chile. It was an approximately six hour drive there but what beautiful scenery along the way and there.

I won't ever forget this trip. I saw many things that I had never seen before. Chile is so diverse, it is truly amazing the differences from one location to another.

I tried papaya juice for the first time, ate several new kinds of sweets and candy and tried a seafood empanada!

We visited La Serena, Coquimbo, Valle de Elqui and a few other places along the way.

Armando showed me this place and I found it very beautiful. It was a fisherman's area with many boats.





I love the names on the boats. The one on the left is named Superman!


Pelicans and boats.


Lunch, I am awaiting a seafood empanada.

It was delicious! Sadly, I cannot remember the name of the seafood, because I had never tried it before. If I find out from Armando later, I will put the name here...


A beautiful metal church designed by Gustav Eiffel in Coquimbo, Chile.


The Inside:


I hope you like the pictures.

I am going to sleep now, It's almost 3 a.m. and I didn't realize it!


Mary said...

I'm so glad that you're getting to travel and see Chilie. Thanks for sharing by way of pictures. A metal church - the acoustics must be different there. You look so content and happy. That makes me feel good. When I see small boats anchored out in the water like the ones in your pictures I always wonder how the owners get out to their boats.

We're off for a few days at the coast. No special reason - just a get away. Where do you plan to travel next?

stephen said...

You're starting to brag now, but I TOTALLY understand it's a beautiful country and it seems like you've so far had a great trip and seen alot. Thanks for sharing the pictures you have been unloading, their fantastic!!!

Love to you and Armando!

Jorge said...

I'm glad you had the chance to experience the beauty and variety of Chile, as well as it's wonderful food. Reading your ppost makes me want to go back tomorrow :-) Be well,

Lynn said...

It's been a little wack-a-doodle at my place...I'm sorry I've not been by to visit in a while...LOVE all these photos, you're such an angel to post them all, Michelle! You look so relaxed and gorgeous, I'm so so glad you're having such a good time!

Love to you and Armando!

Andrew said...

Really enjoying the photos. I find myself checking in on you often for more. Chile is so beautiful!

Leigh said...

Gorgeous pictures. Ok, seriously, If your hair was blond you'd look like gwenith paltrow.

Anonymous said...

Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!