Category Archives: Patagonia, Chile 2012

The Mate Thief

I’m sitting on the porch at the Campo watching the sun set over the western fjord.   A bambia of mate is in my hand and I’m drinking little sips through the hot straw reflecting back on today. I had … Continue reading

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Los Animales y La Gente de Campo Aventura

One of the things I love the most about being here at Campo Aventura is the large farm setting. The farm is full of different animals. When I wake up in the morning, I wake up to the sound of … Continue reading

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A Day at the Races

Today, I participated in a very exciting event.  My school held an adventure race that entailed running, swimming across a river twice, and crossing a suspension bridge.  The object of the race was simple, for your team to have a … Continue reading

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Señor Püff

When I first arrived at Compo Adventura a short but stout black lab  sauntered up to me with a grin. I looked down at this dog as it shoved its in and around into my pants examining all the different … Continue reading

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Jugando el futbol en Cochamó

Today was game day: The Link School vs. the Cochamó Soccer Club.  Kurt, the owner of Campo Aventura, set up a soccer match so that we could get to know some of the locals and share an activity they do … Continue reading

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How to Eat a Horsefly

How does one eat the nectar of a  horsefly?  This is not something that is common knowledge to most.  It is exciting and horribly wrong at the same time, so I will save my findings for last. It is now … Continue reading

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“What were you doing exactly a year ago?”

The trip so far has definitely expressed the Link school students to be “harmonious in every action.” Traveling together for many hours, through cold, heat, and emotions on buses, bikes and planes is not the easiest thing to do. However, … Continue reading

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Busses and Rafting and Rain Forests, Oh My!

Last night, I got to experience the common way of traveling for the Chilean people, and the not so common way for Americans: traveling by bus! After our bike tour around Santiago, we packed up all our stuff and got … Continue reading

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¡Bienvenidos a (y adiós de) Santiago!

Hello everyone!  We arrived safely in Santiago yesterday and have been making the most of our few short hours in the city.  We kept a relexed schedule yesterday, taking un paseo around the neighborhood of our hotel, eating a delicious … Continue reading

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Welcome! T-1

Hello all.  Here we are at T-1 and counting for our departure to the Patagonia region in Chile.  You can see right here the place where you can sign up to receive updates whenever we add something to our blog … Continue reading

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