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The sea and Homer Simpson

Viña del Mar, Chile

sunny 30 °C

From Valparaiso, we hopped on a new train (very modern and clean I must say) 15 minutes along the Coast, to VIÑA DEL MAR (also known as the GARDEN CITY). It is a city beach resort but a great place for Brel to soak his sticky hot body.... as I watched, paranoid that our stuff would disappear if I dared go for a dip.

It's of on the Pacific coast of course and therefore a dangerous sea. But Brel has become a pro and knows how to deal with these crazy waves...



I loved these little houses that seemed to go right in the water-

And sculptures encountered along the way to promote the upcoming Telethon (a huge deal here all over Chile). vi_a_hands.jpg

Too cool...

And a beautiful view on our walk back to the metro-

Crazy trees encountered along the way (entirely covered in Vines). Really gorgeous. Viña is famous for its beautiful gardens, palm trees, flowers ...

And Brel finally met up with one of his heroes...

Posted by patsybrel 06:47 Archived in Chile

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Comme il a grandi, ce Brelou. Et toi, la Patsita, no te vemos nunca! Te echo de menos.
Besos grandes grandes,
D sous la neige

by deseat

Wow - what beautiful pictures. I was in such awe.......and then..............had to burst out laughing to see Brel with Homer. Too funny....xoxoxoxo

by Aniaszpako

i am in awe of your sense of adventure. your voyage and your stories continue to inspire. wishing you all the best for the holiday season. this trip is a gift your son will remember forever. sei brava! cannot wait to see you again soon! auguri per natale, ewa.

by ezebrowski

Apres avoir plonge a Renaca,
tu plongeras partout.
Cet plage est reconnu pour
etre abrupte et violent!
Elle est tout petite et mignone
mais ce la plus respecte a la bagnade
plein de monde vont la pour prende le soleil plutot que se bagner sauf les plus ossées.
Mon delfin du pacific
je t'adore

by manog

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