Version en Español Moments of drinking mate that never finish My name is Patricio López. I am Chilean, from the city of Antofagasta, located in the north of the country; a mining area where yerba mate, some years ago, made … Continue reading ¡THANK YOU, MATE!
Version en Español Disappointment from first sip When I was a child, I saw my father warm the water, prepare the mate by putting the yerba in, the bombilla and then taking a long delicious sip of it. I eventually … Continue reading Yerba Mate and the Beauty of Nature
For me the mate is not a thing, it’s a friend The word ‘mate’ is slang for ‘friend’ in Australia and New Zealand. This is exactly what Yerba Mate also means to me. Let me tell you why. I was … Continue reading For Me the Mate Is Not a Thing, It’s a Friend
Version en Español Traveling around the world with El Mate The story I intend to tell begins at night in an airport while I waited to board a plane on March 14, 2016. It also end at night, 20 months … Continue reading Give Me a Mate and Let’s Give the World a Turn
Versão em português The life of a Gaúcho Culture and tradition have always been very present within me. I love being from South Brazil, Latin America, and being both a gaúcho (cowboy) and South American. Wherever I go, I always … Continue reading A Brief Overview of My Deep Yerba Mate Habit