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Carol

Carol – A new experience

I came to Chile for a new experience in my life far away from the world I live in where I work in a coorporation and to be able to give something of myself to others. I have come away with a weath of experiences and many wonderful memories. From the friendly greeting at the airport (and queque and agua from my new-found friend Ruth) to the wonderful hospitality of the Duran family and extended family (tias Maribel and Anna). You can’t come here and not find Chileans to be … Read more

Ruthie

Ruth – Get to know the locals

My main reason for coming to La Calera was to work with the children in the nursery. What amazing little people they have been. There are some awesome characters amongst them. I just loved baking classes on Wednesday with Abueli, dress up time, sing song time, let’s all climb on Tia Ruth time and just about every other activity along the way.

Tia Maribel and Anna have a heart of gold and are both fantastic with the kids. Just get stuck in with them, the wee ones don’t care if you can’t speak … Read more

Jade en Chile

Jade – Cachai

Hola! I’m Jade from New Zealand. I’m 18 years old, and have been living in the great La Calera for the past month. And with no exaggeration, I can truthfully say it had been one of the best experiences in my life so far. I am actually writing this from the car, on the way to the airport, at 3am…because … Read more

Colors

Sam – Don’t Milk it

I only spent a couple of weeks in Chile but the brief time I did spend was amazing. I wasn’t too sure what to expect when I first arrived but in no time at all you are made to feel like a member of the family and the concern you may have soon disappears. The language barrier was a small issue for me as I didn’t speak a word of Spanish before I arrived but the Gap Chile team seem to have unparalleled patience and never get bothered about how little of what they say you may understand.

The views in Chile are spectacular and I would definitely … Read more