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July 4th

Happy Fourth of July! Summer of 2023
Happy Fourth of July! Summer of 2023

Happy Fourth of July! Summer of 2023

It’s actually now the 6th of July, and I’m quite a bit behind in posting. On the last post we were on the Mariner of the Seas, and since then we’ve been enjoying the hot Florida summer, mostly at home.…

Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!
Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!

Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!

Today is Independence Day back in the United States, and for Steve (DOS) and I it was a leisurely day in Santiago, followed by an overnight trip home.  As a Hyatt Globalist member, we were entitled to a 4pm checkout…

Chilean Wine Touring with Jose – Day Two
Chilean Wine Touring with Jose – Day Two

Chilean Wine Touring with Jose – Day Two

On our second full day of wine touring, we awoke to a beautiful sunrise view over the vineyards and distant Andes Mountains at our hotel, TerraVina in Santa Cruz, Chile.  While yesterday was overcast and rainy all day, today was…

Touring the Chilean Wineries – Day Uno
Touring the Chilean Wineries – Day Uno

Touring the Chilean Wineries – Day Uno

On our first day of wine touring, we went to two wineries plus had a wine pairing lunch at a third.  After having a full breakfast in the hotel, we packed up and checked out of our hotel, the Hyatt…

Fourth of July Week in Santiago
Fourth of July Week in Santiago

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

This year the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday; smack dab in the middle of the week, so it means no work travel for us road warriors.  Iā€™m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

Touring Mendoza wineries with Leo – Day 2
Touring Mendoza wineries with Leo – Day 2

Touring Mendoza wineries with Leo – Day 2

Before heading out on our second day of touring the wineries, we had breakfast at our hotel, The Park Hyatt Mendoza.  As we walked down the hall from our room towards the elevator, we looked out at the beautiful 8am…