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Voyages to Real Places

The Way, as our Way

Two years after some dear friends walked miles to reach Santiago de Compostela on one of the routes of  “El Camino”, we have decided to join them on another excursion on the road to Compostela Contents Contemplations on the Camino. Revolutionary and almost irreverent conceptions on this deranged activity. 0909. Day 1. Dulles Airport, Virginia. … Continue reading »

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Destino, La Paz

Esperando el ómnibus en la estación de Puno miraba a tres jóvenes rubias tomando gaseosas, riendo y conversando en un idioma que me sonaba escandinavo. Un cuarentón solo, vestido con traje obscuro, camisa blanca, corbata, cargando un pequeño cartapacio, un burócrata. Esta seria la ultima parada del ómnibus antes de llegar a La Paz. Las … Continue reading »

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The Enchanted Toy

A story of discovery   A story told me by Rudy Morales. Illustrated and animated in Flash by Manuel Valencia. As the holiday season arrived this year, I was sure that after being a good boy, I would get all the presents that I had on my list, was thinking Jimmy while looking out his … Continue reading »

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Maiden Voyage

One of the longest trips ever! Trying once again to outdo each other with horror travel stories at a gathering with friends, one trip that I took a couple of years ago became the one for me to share. I had almost forgotten it altogether. I was to meet my wife in Paris after she … Continue reading »

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Solo unas preguntas

Cuestionario justificado y propiciado por preocupaciones a raíz de un viaje de retorno a la tierra natal para una reunión con las regias chicas del colegio después de casi medio siglo de ausencia. Ya que los días pasan las horas se acortan, los minutos vuelan, y las expectativas crecen por la reunión con ustedes, que … Continue reading »

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Viaje a una tierra ya no tan conocida

Crónica de un viaje al Perú, en la cual dados los años de ausencia, crean en la mente del escribidor un mundo que pareciendo conocido, termina siendo muy desconocido y posiblemente humorístico. Sábado 17 de Junio 2005, 9:33 a.m. La aventura empezó mal, el muy tempranamente contratado transporte al aeropuerto falló. A ultimo momento conseguimos … Continue reading »

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