Travel Blogs from Talca, Chile

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Talca, Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: We only had one night in Talca on our way up north. It was a good base to access the surrounding countryside and vineyards but wasn't very touristy in itself. That said it did it's job and broke up the journey to Santiago for Dean and I and further ...

An Adventure to Remember, Mineral De Talca, Chile travel blog

An Adventure to Remember

A travel blog entry by catters

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Three hours, a long desert road, a candle lit town, abondoned mines, a rocky beach and getting lost finding a way out - one of the experiences of my ...

Sunshine at Last!, Talca, Chile travel blog

Sunshine at Last!

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... had hoped to get some good aerial views of the spectacular glaciers and snow peaks on our flight back up through southern Chile, but thick cloud covered everything except for occasional tantalizing glimpses. En route back to Valparaiso to pick up our van, ...

Talca, Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca

A travel blog entry by mariaandeva

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... MMVIII Ens aixequem aproximadament a les 7.30am, el bus surt cap a 9.30am, aquesta vegada només són 5h de viatge. Arribem a Talca aproximadament a les 2.10pm. Fa calor! Ens allotjarem a "Los Castaños" un hostal que està superbé! Visitem el poble. ...

Talca, Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca

A travel blog entry by kellyjanebaker

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Price and Smell, Talca, Chile travel blog

Price and Smell

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

... Vivian and I still need to settle on is a price for is the tradeoff between a smelly or not smelly hotel room. Today in Talca we faced the ideal tradeoff (for test purposes) between 2 almost identical hotels, one with a smelly room and one without. Here ...

The Way Of The Cross, Talca, Chile travel blog

The Way Of The Cross

A travel blog entry by nakiaford

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... 11, started very early and ended extremely late. Around 6:30am I awake to get ready for my adventure in Talca, a city about 1.5 hours north of Parral.  Chile is separated into 15 regions and I live in the 7th Region.  There are 4 Provinces: ...

Talca - the wine region, Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca - the wine region

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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We left Pucon and drove 532 km to Talca (35 degrees latitude), the wine region of Chile. As we drove north the terrain changed. Pucon, which looked like Oregon started to look like Napa, California at 38 degrees latitude.   We hadn't made a ...

Wine Tasting in the Maule Valley, Talca, Chile travel blog

Wine Tasting in the Maule Valley

A travel blog entry by dagstar

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... nice! Dave has now decided he is going to add being a vineyard owner to his list of future careers, along with ice climbing ofcourse! Talca itself it quite nice, the sun is out at last, and they do massive ice creams. Fantastic. Driving up north from ...

Chilean Wine Country - Chilly but beautiful, Talca, Chile travel blog

Chilean Wine Country - Chilly but beautiful

A travel blog entry by thedays

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... . We had an adventure getting from Santiago to the wine country in the Maule region...we took an evening bus down and got to talca about 9ish. We grabbed a cab to a hostel that was really recommended in lonely planet...the cab ride kept going and going, ...

Driving through vines, Talca, Chile travel blog

Driving through vines

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

... year's eathquake.  We stopped in San Fernando for lunch and I had the first green salad since I arrived here.  Salad in Chile is usually the Ensalada Chilena, which means tomato, onion and cilantro.  Lettuce is not very common here. We then ...

Surfers paradise - not, Pichelemu, Chile travel blog

Surfers paradise - not

A travel blog entry by howardino

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So this was it, my worst day so far! After getting up at 6.30, saying ta ta to my odd friend, hauling my bags to the bus station, and sitting on a bus for 4 hours or so, i was surprised to be informed by the bus conductor that they werent going to stop ...

Introduction to Camping, Talca, Chile travel blog

Introduction to Camping

A travel blog entry by spanglish_times

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... in the city we decided to head for Parque National Altos de Lircay- a lovely national park near to the entirely uneventful city of Talca. It was quite a mission to get there and we ended up joining forces with an American couple on bus to park. We arrived ...

Time out in Talca, Talca, Chile travel blog

Time out in Talca

A travel blog entry by mishandlauren

... Patagonia--is that which is south of the Lakes regions, which are  smack in the middle of both Argentina and Chile. These regions in both countries are filled with enormous snow-capped volcanos and deep lakes and lots of thermal waters in between ...

Heading South, Talca, Chile travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... and pick us up, but there was no answer so in the end we had to get a taxi to the hotel, which cost 5 pounds (expensive for Chile!). We were very hungry when we arrived so we had to eat there, unfortunately it cost us 3 pounds for a sandwich. Well it was ...

Tongue action with a perky little chilean, Talca, Chile travel blog

Tongue action with a perky little chilean

A travel blog entry by sheppard

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... for the whole 6 hour journey. Still, it had a toilet, was pleasant enough and the scenery kept me occupied. When I got to Talca, I got a taxi to the hostel as it's on the outskirts. I hadn't printed the map off the internet but had scribbled it in my ...

Only fotos!, Talca, Chile travel blog

Only fotos!

A travel blog entry by janpeters

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Day 223: Parque Nacional de Altos de Lircay, Talca, Chile travel blog

Day 223: Parque Nacional de Altos de Lircay

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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I wake at six and eat breakfast in the dark on the veranda. I've booked a taxi to Talca for the 7.15am rural bus to the National Park Altos de Lircay for an eight-hour hike. It's off-season; only two other hikers arrive with me this morning. But it's ...

Das wo mit dem Erdbeben, Talca, Chile travel blog

Das wo mit dem Erdbeben

A travel blog entry by aggi

... genug von Staedten hatte, habe ich mich gegen Valparaiso entschieden und hatte mir in meinem Reisefuehrer die Region um Talca herausgesucht. Als das erste Hostal auf meine Anfrage antwortete, dass es immernoch wegen des Erdbebens geschlossen sei, ist mir ...

¿How much for the cowboy?, Talca, Chile travel blog

¿How much for the cowboy?

A travel blog entry by oggblog

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Talca is a good place to base yourself for the local national parks, vineyards and trips to the coast. My time was running out before returning to Santiago, and as there was an election on the Sunday, I didn´t want to be in any town. Not that in the ...

Talca, Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... on down south to the lake district of Chile and possibly into Patagonia before crossing over the Andes into our final destination of Argentina. Talca looks a good bet and we ask Rene to book us a room at the Casa Cheuca hostel and we go off to book our ...

Day 222: Taxutal, Talca, Chile travel blog

Day 222: Taxutal

A travel blog entry by williampotter

... . A caffeine tint in the window glass gives the morning light a hint of dusk and adds to the autumnal hues. As I approach Talca, the trees bear red-blooming mistletoe like that ravished by possums in New Zealand. I've booked a hostel, Casa Chueca, out ...

Feliz Cumpleanos Jill, Talca, Chile travel blog

Feliz Cumpleanos Jill

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

We left Santiago after lunch on Thursday (i think), catching a regional bus to Talca. We were on time until the bus blew a tyre. We were too slow when another bus pulled up offering passengers a ride. Everyone else got on, except us and some men who ...

Suicide is painless, Talca, Chile travel blog

Suicide is painless

A travel blog entry by shaggers

Five hours in Talca just because some daft random decided to jump in front of our truck because yesterday's attempt to poison himself didn't work. And neither did this one, he only has a broken hip. Some people are just so ...

Talca (wine country), Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca (wine country)

A travel blog entry by carlyandben

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We took the train to Talca - such beautiful countryside, especially as we started going past all the vineyards. Rocked up at our hostel and I think the 1st thing we both noticed when we walked into our room was that there was no air conditioning.  ...

Talca - So cold!, Talca, Chile travel blog

Talca - So cold!

A travel blog entry by emsadventure

This wasn´t my best move, took the bus to Talca, they only had expensive what they called a hostel but wasn´t, was like a hotel.  But i felt ill so it was good, and I stayed in bed watching TV in an attempt to make myself feel better (which it ...

Chilean Wine Country, Talca, Chile travel blog

Chilean Wine Country

A travel blog entry by itsgotime

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Wine tasting and wine drinking may yet redeem Chile.  We´ll see... Chilean wine country is beautiful and the wines are decent.  The "wine tasting" experience is not quite up to the standards elsewhere.  For $25 per person, you can book ...

and they said it would never last....., Talca, Chile travel blog

and they said it would never last.....

A travel blog entry by sueandmarcus

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... are and I rather suspect that he doesn´t know either. To celebrate this landmark we jump on a very efficient Chilean train south to Talca. The difference between 1st and second class on the two and a half hour journey is about 2 pounds so as this is a ...

Valle de Maulle, One of Chile´s wine areas, Talca, Chile travel blog

Valle de Maulle, One of Chile´s wine areas

A travel blog entry by the_tardifs

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... 23 - Talca Talca is in the heart of the Maule Valley wine region and is nestled up against the Andes. Actually, from everywhere in Chile one can see the Andes. We hopped off the bus, called the guesthouse, Casa Chueca, took a local bus, were taken out ...

Embracing the wine culture!!, Talca, Chile travel blog

Embracing the wine culture!!

A travel blog entry by emma_steve80

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... with how it is produced. With this in mind we headed to Talca, south of Santiago one of the major wine producing regions in Chile. Once there the options were to take a (fairly) expensive tour to some vineyards, or hop on a local bus and make our own ...

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