The story below is an original version of my travel story that ran in the March 2012 issue of International Living Magazine. Although we’ve detoured since this was written, we hope to return to South America before long. We enjoyed Chile top to bottom, from the Atacama desert to Patagonia, from the coast to the [...]
My loose translation: When we are far from our motherland, we never remember her winters. Distance erases the punishing winter, the defenseless masses, the barefoot children in the cold. Our artful memory only recalls green pastures, yellow flowers and red, the blue sky of the national anthem.