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Day1: Hola! After a very long and painful 15 hour commute and 30 hours without sleep we finally arrived in Lima! First stop was to get a pisco sour... It was muy diliciouso, very potent and got is very tipsy from just 1 drink! We then did a drunken walking tour of Lima and found larcomar, a Peruvian shopping centre with chiles and baby llama woolen …
... where we got the exact details of how to get to a museum we had heard about. After another walking mission and a collectivo ride we made it to Pablo Naruda's home. Collectivo's were new to us. They are like taxis however only travel on one route, similar to a bus and priced slightly more expensive than a bus but far less than a taxi. Sounds pretty lame but was actually really cool seeing inside one of the houses here. They all ...
... our second point and we had far too much pork! On the way back to the house we picked up Rosario a friend of William and magda from temuco. We dropped William off to work and headed into olmue where a carnival was starting up. It took a while to get going so we wandered around but when it got going it was worth the wait with groups ranging from Brazilian martial arts to civilian traditional dance to Bolivian cholitas. Though I was sure we were told that ...
... sailed on the “Calle Calle” river. Two hours later we got off the yatch and visited the “Teja island”, there we went to a museum called “Van de Maele” and also to a contemporary art museum. It was too late so we had to go back to the hotel.
... was too cold at the hostel and I was having trouble adjusting to the time difference. Luckily I did because there was an issue with the water, and most properties on the hills lost water for the night and next morning. I felt like I made some good friends with fellow travelers while staying in the hostel and hope to run into them again during our travels. Valparaiso is a beautiful city in Chile and well worth the trip. Onward to Mendoza! Chau ...
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