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by passport
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 20
Views: 1233

Re: Ski Season Los Lagos

Antillanca is run by a club, or was founded by a club. The club still exists. These people would be in a good position to hook you up with other back country skiers:
http://www.antillanca.cl/quienes-somos/ ... ino-osorno/
by passport
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 20
Views: 1233

Re: Ski Season Los Lagos

If you do go to Lonqimay, I recommend staying at Andenrose in Curacautin (right on the route to the mountain). The owner Hans is a fantastic cook and they have central heat, plenty of hot water and a big masonry stove (kachelofen) imported from Europe.
by passport
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Ski Season Los Lagos
Replies: 20
Views: 1233

Re: Ski Season Los Lagos

Back country skiing in the south is, of course, dicier than on-piste. A lot of the snow falls wet, then freezes and thaws, freezes and thaws, all winter. Rain is common. There are lots of rotten surfaces. Lots and lots of wind. On the other hand, the scenery is beautiful and there are hot springs wa...
by passport
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: The trade wars, they have begun
Replies: 236
Views: 13444

Re: The trade wars, they have begun

I was ROTFL when watching Trumpster's UN conference speech. Beginning with his usual self adulation then the rest...Oh and he arrived 30 minutes late! https://youtu.be/vPbeM2Q6NWg?t=5887 I watched most of the long version of the speech, with your comment in mind. Really, I didn't get the same impre...
by passport
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Can you afford to live in Chile????
Replies: 157
Views: 40842

Re: Can you afford to live in Chile????

Based on my (limited) observations, the cost of living seems plenty higher in Chile than in US: Wages seem to be about 1/3 of what is paid to comparable workers/professionals in the US. Case in point: Chain saw - double the price (converted to dollars) in Chile. Wages - 1/3 of US. So on that particu...
by passport
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: The trade wars, they have begun
Replies: 236
Views: 13444

Re: The trade wars, they have begun

Thought you would be giving some introduction to your new avatar. I liked the old one; it seemed more consistent with your benevolent live self.
by passport
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Buying a car for 12mil without a bank account
Replies: 91
Views: 5825

Re: Buying a car for 12mil without a bank account

Yaris Sport = hatch Good choice for cargo
by passport
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Buying a car for 12mil without a bank account
Replies: 91
Views: 5825

Re: Buying a car for 12mil without a bank account

Toyota Yaris good choice. Tons of them around and good reputation. Kias are not real solid construction. I have had good (albeit short) experiences with Chevy Sparks as rental cars in Chile.
by passport
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Chinese corp. wants to build an electric car factory in Chile
Replies: 110
Views: 4822

Re: Chinese corp. wants to build an electric car factory in Chile

Charles, can you say more about why you find India to be the most alarming?
by passport
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: What would you want with land in Chile ?
Replies: 165
Views: 5408

Re: What would you want with land in Chile ?

I agree completely that over-lighting, and especially with those ugly Chilean street light, ruins the ambience of the neighborhood. Your idea of 1 -2 meter lights, especially at intersections, is hugely more appealing. There's a lot of nice stuff on the north american market. By the way, can you pro...
by passport
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: What would you want with land in Chile ?
Replies: 165
Views: 5408

Re: What would you want with land in Chile ?

The location and quality of your parcelacion make it attractive to norteamericanos and Europeans, many of who might be passing through the area as tourists. Those people won't know the ins and out of buying land in Chile, like: Chile's foreigner-friendly ownership circumstances, low property taxes, ...
by passport
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: New visitor from California
Replies: 22
Views: 974

Re: New visitor from California

I think Chile's markets could use cocktail tomatoes - the ones that are maybe 3.5cm diameter, a little smaller than a golf ball. Here in the US they have taken on very well. They have excellent flavor in any season and seem to ship and hold well. There is even a successful commercial grower in Maine...