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Sunday, 29 November 2015

Jaro and his bike are now in Chile....

Got myself one of those 2L cartons of white wine.  My, is it ever good!  The box says "Santa Rita".   I do all my shopping on foot, so the carton format makes a lot more sense for me than heavy glass bottles.

In Montreal, you can buy 4L cartons of wine in a supermarket for around $40 (so $20 for 2L or  about four times as expensive).  Looking at one of my grocery bills, the price for the 2L box was CLP 2790, minus a discount of CLP 300 - so CLP 2490.  This is about $5 Canadian.   
With all that wine production, I figured that Chile MUST be making brandy as well -
Each afternoon from the balcony....
Racing row boats are common here  -  see them every day, almost all day - from early morning to dusk.  Everything from single sculls to  eight man boats.
Photos belong to Jaro Franta.

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