We rode a ferry to Chiloé. That's Mr. Monkey with Juan Pablo and Eli's back.
poodle on our boat. The poor thing was shaking and whimpering the whole time -- clearly terrified out of its mind. I love dogs as much as the next person, but a puffy little white lapdog simply doesn't belong on a shaky motorboat amidst rocky penguin colonies.
We (and the poodle) saw both Magellanic and Humboldt penguins galore. So cool! This is the only place in the world where both types of penguins nest. Mind you, I took all of these photos whilst sitting on the aforementioned shaky motorboat. This camera can take good photos no matter what.
five. Airplane issues notwithstanding, we sure are lucky Monkeys.
It was hard to capture these slippery guys -- they were so fast! I do think my pics came out better than some other people's pics, though. Theirs look like those photos of the Loch Ness Monster (i.e., fuzzy pictures of a twig). At least you can tell my pictures are of otters.
merluza austral frita (fried austral hake) with creamed spinach, plateada campesina (Chilean style beef) with creamed corn, and flan with strawberries.
Addendum: That wasn't *quite* the end of the day. Mr. Monkey is watching the Super Bowl while I blog. It is surreal watching it with rapid Spanish commentary. The commercials are Chilean and clearly not what is being shown in the U.S.