Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar, Chile

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The One Where I Slept All Day, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

The One Where I Slept All Day

A travel blog entry by krissy1285

We definitely got into our apartment at 6:00 in the morning and were in bed by 6:30. We definitely slept all day, and I woke up around 5:30 p.m. Kristen and I popped over to the mall and caught a flick in English (with Spanish subtitles of course). We ...

Viña, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Viña

A travel blog entry by superg

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If Valparaiso is Nice, Viña del Mar is Cannes, with a tinge of Monte Carlo thrown in, what with the not-so-overly glitsy casino (Lonely Planet authors for SA must not have been to Vegas as they referred to the casino as 'overly glitsy' or something ...

Food (Part 1) – Eating times, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Food (Part 1) – Eating times

A travel blog entry by jetsedder

... and dinner was often later in the evening at 9pm or even 10pm. In both of these cases, dinner is the heaviest meal. In Chile, it's been a derivative of the Mediterranean but with even more flexible eating times. So lunch could be as late as 4pm and dinner ...

Ode to the Spanish Language, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Ode to the Spanish Language

A travel blog entry by planettammy

One of the perks of living in Latin America is most definitely, the language.  The words and usage of the Spanish language give me endless amounts of joy.  Everything is just so colorful. Don´t get me wrong, I love English for three ...

Reaching the Chilean coast agian, Viña del Mar, Chili travel blog

Reaching the Chilean coast agian

A travel blog entry by jaguardriving

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Saturday 17 nov San Juan ( Argentina ). To. Vina del Mar ( Chile ). Trip 578 km. Total 11515 km The first big city we pass ,The second largest in the country, is Mendoza. We have visited Mendoza a couple of years ago, when we tag a couple of days ...

a very strange house!!!!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

a very strange house!!!!

A travel blog entry by roscoe44

We arrived at Vina del Mar around 9.30 at night. We set off looking for a taxi to take us to the hostel. We found a taxi easy enough, Mill showed him the address, he said no problem and showed us to a taxi. We put our bags in and sat down, to see ...

La risa es el lenguaje del alma., Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

La risa es el lenguaje del alma.

A travel blog entry by mjolly

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... goals early in the game, but Chile was able to come back and win 3-2.  ¡Chi-Chi-Chi! ¡Le-Le-Le! ¡Viva Chile! Saturday - Valparaíso and Viña del Mar   On Saturday, we went to two cities on the coast, Valparaíso y Viña del Mar. ...

Day 5 in Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Day 5 in Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by stephenchien

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Today was the big day. We got up early to rehearse the presentation to the client one last time, and then presented it to a team of 3 from the company at 10. The reaction was pretty good, we signed the proposal, and prepared to work on the actual ...

The First Day of 30, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

The First Day of 30

A travel blog entry by hallieg

... at times, it does help in dealing with aging.) I celebrated with a lovely dinner at a small, family-run tapas restaurant in Vina del Mar. The entire family came out to chat with me in Spang-lish and later surprised me with a rousing rendition of Happy ...

¨So we´ll wake up at 7:30, and leave by 8¨, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

¨So we´ll wake up at 7:30, and leave by 8¨

A travel blog entry by patrick_viajero

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... meant that we were only starting to be late.  The plan was to hit up the coastal cities of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, each just a little under 2 hours away from Santiago and about 15 minutes away from each other.  Since we desperately wanted ...

The Beaches of Chile, El Tabo, Valparaiso, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

The Beaches of Chile

A travel blog entry by silentconquerer

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... or Viña del Mar, or they could take the bus back to Santiago. Since my family was staying at their apartment in Viña del Mar, I had planned on staying. The apartment where I stayed at was very nice, much nicer than the apartment that my host family had ...

Viña del Mar, chilling & sightseeing, 4 nights, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Viña del Mar, chilling & sightseeing, 4 nights

A travel blog entry by mchavez

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Photos only... ...

Getting Adjusted..., Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Getting Adjusted...

A travel blog entry by krissy1285

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Life is so great here! Everything is designed to go in much slower motion than in the U.S. A trip to the grocery store involves a 20 minute walk (along the Pacific Coast, mind you), getting your supplies (which is confusing when you can't even find ...

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside

A travel blog entry by ninaandjack

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... (as happened to a boy in our hostel, mugged at knifepoint...) we decided to escape to the relative calm and sterileness of Vina del Mar. A short and scenic train ride around the bay. We go past the docks with more cars being unloaded and Jacks nose is ...

Day 2 in Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Day 2 in Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by stephenchien

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... , and even palm trees here and there. After landing, the Global Consulting Practicum team (5 Wharton students) traveled to Vina del Mar, a beautiful coastal city one hour west of Santiago. We wandered the streets of Vina for several hours, taking in ...

Santiago...bienvenidos a Chile, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Santiago...bienvenidos a Chile

A travel blog entry by jmbbelle

... grandchildren, who were very cute. This was the first time I was greeted with a kiss on the cheek (the traditional greeting in Chile), premium, but a little distinct if you are not expecting it. We returned to the apartment with all the kids for tea, ...

The city by the sea, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

The city by the sea

A travel blog entry by andie-todd

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... read the title a little better. Rice with chicken, this definitely was not chicken with rice. Our friend Connie lives in Viña del mar, now the only way for us to get there was by bus. A south American bus notorious for bad driving and dodgy antics. ...

it¨s a lifestyle!, Viña del Mar, Quintero, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

it¨s a lifestyle!

A travel blog entry by klinkert-muench

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Report from the twins! We spent the first few days of our seperation in South Americas leading seaside resort, Viña del Mar. There we met some friends from volunteering, and spent the days at the beach and the nights at the beach parties :) Still not ...

2 month anniversary, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

2 month anniversary

A travel blog entry by jrubin

Well, as of today I have spent 2 months in this fine country. Time has really blurred together and to be honest it came as quite a shock when I looked at the date. If I actually look at what has happened to me and how I have coped and changed as a ...

Family, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Family

A travel blog entry by jrubin

... , my childhood was great, and what doesn't kill us makes us stronger, which is why my power is MAXIMUM!Back on Chile. I played soccer with the house mates in Valparàiso in a low lying cloud which was totally badass. Tonight I'm playing again with a ...

Oct 06, 2010, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Oct 06, 2010

A travel blog entry by benboo

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This Is Chileno, not Spanish, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

This Is Chileno, not Spanish

A travel blog entry by lakaitgreg

Chilean Spanish is different. Granted, dropping the s is also a very Spain spanish thing. However, the slang and vocab here is so abundant that you can hardly understand a conversation if you don't recognize a few of them. Huevon. You simply need to know ...

A short stop in Viña, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

A short stop in Viña

A travel blog entry by bexansen

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               I'll be honest. This town is not impressive at all. Our hostel is horrendous. It stinks and it’s cold. The only upside is that we are near the ocean.  We ...

Overnight bus to Vina del Mar, Chile, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Overnight bus to Vina del Mar, Chile

A travel blog entry by krloop21

... Mr. VP. Around 9am we felt bad nodding off in front of these people and headed out to get some breakfast and explore Vina del Mar.  It's chilly and foggy, but this seems like with the right weather it would be an adorable beach town.  There ...

A day at the beach, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

A day at the beach

A travel blog entry by jetsedder

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After a long night out, we slept in and had a wonderful brunch of empanadas. They are like gourmet hot pockets (or British pasties) and are filled with different kinds of meat, seafood and vegetables. I ate three... and a half. A friend and I decided to ...

llegamos, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

llegamos

A travel blog entry by kendraruth

... with ourtricky itinerary across multiple airlines) our bags did not.  They promised their arrival the next day and we set off for Vina del Mar.  We got to the metro, but were sure how to get to the right bus.  Luckily Kelly found a friend ...

Foiled - Ben's kidnapping!!!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Foiled - Ben's kidnapping!!!

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... ;city as Valpo (a single street literally separates the two, cross it and you're in the other city), I'm spending the night in Vina del Mar.  I don't really like staying in one spot too long, so I originally was going to spend only two nights in ...

welcome to my blog, Vina del Mar, Vietnam travel blog

welcome to my blog

A travel blog entry by hamlet2017

and when i'm gone, just carry don't mourn,rejoyce eveytime you hear  the sound of my voice Just know that,i'm lookin' down on you smilin'n and i didn't feel thang so baby don't feel no pain Just smile ...

Last Week of August...and winter!, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Last Week of August...and winter!

A travel blog entry by jmbbelle

... Chile, which was beyond words in deliciousness. In class, we started modesimos, which is the greatest barrier to learning Spanish in Chile...their slang is a language unto itself. I meet this really interesting girl on the bus, before I had to get off to ...

Valparaiso Vina del M, Calama, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Calama, Chile travel blog

Valparaiso Vina del M, Calama

A travel blog entry by kizzamimi

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... , j'etais plutot decue.  Nous somme restes une nuit a Valparaiso dans une auberge assez sympa Et nous avons passe une nuit a Vina del Mar qui est finalement que 15min de bus de Valparaiso (on savait pas)  Vina del Mar, c'est a peu pres le meme ...

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