Lisa’s South American Life

Here’s a slideshow of some of my experiences and the sights of Uruguay around my home in Atlántida.

I’ve also included pictures of my trip to Chile, where I taught a ski-fitness week at Portillo. One of the nice things about living in one South American country is that it becomes easier to explore others.

A Chica Norteamericana in South America Slideshow: Lisa’s trip from Montevideo, Uruguay to 4 cities Santiago, Piriapolis, Atlántida and Portillo was created by TripAdvisor. See another Chile slideshow. Create your own stunning slideshow with our free photo slideshow maker.

— Lisamaria
photos by me or Mark, collage slideshow courtesy of TripAdvisor’s TripWow travel presentation tool.

Olimpicos – not just a sandwich

The “Olympic” is a favorite Uruguayan sandwich. But right now, it’s also los Juegos Olimpicos, the Olympic Games.

Here’s a picture of our National Team entering the arena at Friday’s Opening Ceremony. Uruguayn Olympic Team

A report (in Spanish) from La Republica  newspaper shows them entering and gives some background on the team.

As an expat USA Citizen living in Uruguay, but temporarily back in the States for about a month, covering all of the Olympics, this is one of life’s little expat dilemmas – who to cheer? Continue reading Olimpicos – not just a sandwich