Chills in Chile

The recent cold snap in Santiago was quickly snuffed out by blazing heat, reminding us that being near a western-facing window from 5pm to 8pm is like stepping into an inferno. But in a few months, as this inferno fades into memory, we will be in the midst of winter that on paper should not feel as miserable as it is. Continue reading

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Only Happy When it Rains

Most days Santiago can’t be photographed, hence my silence these past few months.

Smog gets in the way, making it impossible to properly photograph the city.

After a day of rain, we’ve earned this Tuesday: clear vistas for miles, snow-capped mountains and, hopefully, fresh air.

Southeast Santiago, Torre Entel

Southeast Santiago, Torre Entel

East Santiago, Andes mountains

East Santiago, Andes mountains

East Santiago, Cerro San Cristobal

East Santiago, Cerro San Cristobal

Today is a day to run to the nearest peak (I’m heading to Cerro San Cristobal) and take it all in. Before the smog returns.