Photos from Santiago


This is the view from our apartment looking North East. Current highs of 92 degrees F versus 45 degrees F in Seattle. Believe it or not, the Andes Mountains are behind the smog.






Four jet-lagged children settle in for some reading, e-mail and games after a morning of home-school.





A sculpture at the World Trade Center in Santiago. Some things that you'll notice out of place are the fellow walking upside down and the Americans in shorts.






Quick cameo at the US embassy - the fortress-like wall with the seal look like they were put in after 9/11/01.








Helado (ice cream) break.













A trip to the Plaza de Armas, the city's hostorical center, where musical chairs is being played for a spot in the shade. Valerie, James and Sophie are lookin' cool.


Alex is not sure about the milling pigeons. Do they bite?







Pigeon mob scene





A caricature of James from La Otra Vaca restaurant. Strangely, this is not the first time that James has attracted the attention of tourist-trap cartoonists.



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