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Santiago

In Praise of Books

Or, more correctly Elogio de los libros, the name of this sculpture by Chilean artist Benito Rojo. This 4mx4mx11m iron and steel monument to books was built ahead of World Book Day in 2006 and sits in the Bellavista bario of the Chilean capital, Santiago. Much more about the sculpture is here (Spanish only). Today’s Pic du Jour was taken one…
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20 Minutes in Santiago’s Mercado Central

the Wordpress Photo Challenge for the week is 'Future Tense', asking us to catch a glimpse of the proverbial shape of things to come. When I watched this gentleman weighing some fish for a customer at the Mercado Central, or Central Market, in Santiago last week, I was only thinking about what a stupendous meal some fortunate souls were about to…
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