Happy New Year
Happy New Year Friends! I experienced my 1st New Years here in Chile and have to say that I’m not disappointed at all. Had a nice dinner with my family, went to bed at 5am Jan 1st. Can't remember when I stayed up this late haha. Seems like in the States we are real boring. Same morning was invited to my wife's cousins house where we had ribeye steaks and a lot of fixings, beer, wine, several types of ice cream and cakes. What better way to invite the new year. Laid in the pool most of the day and ended the day with a solid soccer match.
Some things that I need to fill in, I've been real slack in writing.Christmas eve all the kids were waiting in the street to see Santa Claus. Apparently a nice fellow spends his night riding around his sleigh(car with Christmas lights) saying ho ho ho. Another note, it's 90 degree weather here...Are Santa Claus's here secretly wrestlers trying to lose weight???? The kids in the neighbor hood have a tradition to wait in the street counting down to midnight, just like new years. At midnight they all run into their houses to open their gifts. Thought that this was a nice tradition.
At the bazaars you can find some nice gifts before Christmas. Most people tend to stroll the bazaars for the cheap street vendor food. You can find shishkabobs, pizzas, hot dogs, tacos, sopapillas, kind of like arrepas. Most of the items are knock offs, Chinese black market galore. I'm going to take some pictures next time I go to a famous one here near my house.
Just want to wish all my friends and family good health, blessings in this 2017. The world lacks in humanity. Let us not act like animals and have kind hearts. Society pushes us to our limits, but let us reach deep down in our hearts, find our souls. Be kind to one another.
Until next time friends.