She said she doesn't know what has gotten into these men these days but even the older ones her age have gotten fresco, fresh. Who kisses someone on a travel bus while they are sleeping? According to him, besides a couple of words that I pronounce, you can't tell that I'm not a native speaker.
Chile has come a long way since the dark days of the oppressive Pinochet years between 19, when gay people were detained and reportedly killed.
You may think you have, at long last, mastered Spanish. It’s all only made worse by Chilenismos, words and expressions exclusively used in Chile.
But don’t despair: take a last swig of your , which comes from the English “to catch” and means “to understand,” literally translates to, “You get me?
There was something about his face, his scent, his smoothness that made me lose every semblance of wisdom I thought I possessed.
Another example of something I began to think was culturally normal that actually is not, are the guys trying to kiss me at the discoteca. : ) Besides inevitable moments of confusion from dating someone of a different culture, a girl could definitely get used to this.
Surprisingly, even after being in this culture for so long, I still don't know what is romantically normal and what is not. I obviously know I'm not the "love of his life" after 3 weeks. I did think that it was "culturally normal" though, that he would talk to me as such. Him calling me "cielito", "vida bella","amorcito", and a bunch of other sweet-nothings, so quickly is unusual by Chilean standards too.
My company offers fun and personalised services to the LGBTQ community travelling to Chile.
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It's challenging trying to wade through romantic advances as a foreigner. We were making plans for me to meet up with him on his lunch break from work.
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