Santiago, Chile — Spanish Lessons


Lerner KL. Santiago, Chile — Spanish Lessons. Taking Bearings. LMG (London, Paris, Cambridge) [Internet]. 2013.
Santiago, Chile — Spanish Lessons


SANTIAGO, Chile — Writing finished, a late night walkabout for a cerveza while working in Santiago, Chile, a few weeks ago ended with me sitting with a woman at a bar hosting a lusty karaoke night. That's karaoke with verses sung in Spanish, of course. 

My drinking companion, wearing a dress considerably too short for her age and the cool fall Chilean weather, first approached me outside the bar and offered me a successive series of services. There were no strings attached, just fees. (more)

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