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March 2016
Posted on March 29th, 2016 by paularath

Valparaiso, Chile, was one of our favorite cities. Once again, we lucked out with an outstanding taxi driver, Pablo, who is training to be a tour guide. It’s a colorful city, slightly reminiscent of San Francisco, with its hilly, narrow, cobbled streets and artistic vibe. In Valparaiso, graffiti is a venerated art form. I hope
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Posted on March 25th, 2016 by paularath

Peruvian textiles have long been a special interest of mine. I first learned about them in 1997 when I attended a textile workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the speakers had written a definitive book on Peruvian textiles which identified some Incan textiles as among the oldest pieces ever found by archaeologists. So
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Posted on March 19th, 2016 by paularath

Buenos Aires is an art-filled city of neighborhoods, each with its own unique character. Nearly every neighborhood has tree-lined streets and a plethora of flowers in bloom. Plane trees create tunnel effects on the wide avenues and bougainvillea blooms on walls and up the sides of homes. I was fortunate to be able to call
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Posted on March 14th, 2016 by paularath

You guessed it. Another long absence from blogging meant another amazing trip. This time Jerry and I spent six weeks in South America and Antarctica. Although I am not working chronologically, I would like to show you Antarctica first. We had no idea what to expect in Antarctica. Lots of snow and ice? A pure
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