Travel Blogs from Valparaiso
Yet another grey day and not set to clear up anytime soon.
Had to waste time moving hostel as sprung on me this morning after breakfast
that my room was reserved – not impressed.
Settled for convenience, downhill rather than uphill and
closer to transport links – time to reduce costs and head to Argentina manana.
Nice big double room in what seemed like a quiet hostel, we it was at that ...
... Juan and Marilyn followed by dinner at a Peruvian restaurant ended the day. Chasing down Rodrigo at about 150 Kph on rte68 was a little nerve racking, as was driving through the Sunday weekend traffic so the Absolut martini at the hotel was medically necessary.
Monday we plan to stroll Santiago, and Tuesday we set off on our 5 day wine tour. Our hotel is quiet, Sundays in a Santiago everything is closed much like France but without the annoying pompous ...
... knocked out by a sizeable and seemingly quite miffed younger woman. We really had picked a classy neighbourhood.
That night, as we sat having a cigarette out on the hostel steps, a stray dog, with a massive erection, squatted down right in front of us and did a huge poo. Andy turned to me, looking so sad and said in a small voice, ´well, that just sums this place up´. I have to say, I laughed till I cried.
Beccie & Andy x
... friend James who I had previously met in Rosario, we attended the artisanal octoberfest. I had a hairs on the back on the neck moment when we were drinking fresh ale next to hanging minis and listening to sweet child of mine whilst Chile played in a World Cup qualifier. I got a lovely eye infection and the opticians decided to melt my glasses. I would miss South America however I now felt ready for a change of scene, New Zealand awaited. Passport stamps read 07/10/13 - ...
... sours and finishing at 5am). We introduced the karaoke bar to Tracie's sweet tones and Bob's Romeo and Juliette Dire Straits rendition. We're not sure they were ready for it!
We recovered the next day with the heart-busting "chorrillana" - a shared plate of chips, piled with fried onions, scrambled egg, sausage, meat and cheese. Wowser!
Definitely a highlight of the trip so ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCarino Porteno Valparaiso
Beautifully clean, friendly, comfortable. Absolutely amazing facilities after 7 months of travel in Latin America. Exceptional breakfast. Can´t recommend this place highly enough. Ideally situated near Portales metro and beach.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.