Flying is magic. You quickly accelerate your plane to just below the freeway speed limit, lightly pull back on some plastic, and in a split second, your whole body feels the wheels separating from the earth beneath you. Your total focus is on that plane – its speed, direction, altitude, sounds – and the air around you. Everything else is left behind on the ground.
A new addition to the blog – quick hotel reviews. First up, W Santiago. May be an unfairly positive review, given it was an oasis in the desert of two months in hostels.