Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar, Chile

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Terremoto! (Earthquake!), Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Terremoto! (Earthquake!)

A travel blog entry by thesunnyside

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... (see my Feb 12th entry for more on that).  One event that I won't forget was an earthquake!  These are common in Chile but everyone there agreed that this one was unusual in that we could feel a low frequency wave under our feet instead of high ...

Orientation Week, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Orientation Week

A travel blog entry by jmbbelle

... like an hour jumping with Violeta, had tea with my grandmother, and watched Complices. Complices is the telenovela that all of Chile watches about a random group of people posing at this rich American´s Chilean family. Lots of drama! Fri., July 28: ...

Midnight Ride, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Midnight Ride

A travel blog entry by katiebrinton

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So yesterday (and into today really) was a pretty fantastic little adventure. We spent the afternoon walking around Vina Del Mar, which Fred claims is his favorite part of Chile (as far as I can tell, Fred has a lot of favorite travel destinations). It's ...

Kat+James 2 Converters 0, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Kat+James 2 Converters 0

A travel blog entry by teamroman

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... weekend's festivites. He dropped us off at the Sheraton, a gorgeous hotel right on the water, but not before driving us around Vina, pointing out the good restaurants and trying to jog my memory from my last trip here three years ago. All we wanted to do ...

Viña del Mar, Chile, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Viña del Mar, Chile

A travel blog entry by jamesmcbrien

Viña del Mar, ...

boom boom boom goes the bass, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

boom boom boom goes the bass

A travel blog entry by lady_vagabond

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Wanting to be closer to the beach, I move to Vina del Mar. Turns out to be quite a mistake! Previously, my hostel was a bit lacking of ambiance but it served its primary purpose-allowing one to sleep! Arriving to Vina, it didn´t seem so bad. I spend the ...

more bass...more argh!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

more bass...more argh!

A travel blog entry by lady_vagabond

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... finagle some funds. Alas, it takes up most of my energy which is supposed to be spent on the beach and has me stuck in Vina. Alas, walking to the beach, its early and beautiful out. Todays a new day and I am feeling good. A short 15 minutes later, I ...

Day trip to Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Day trip to Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by lisatrinca

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... woke up with her handbag still hanging across her body, ready to party), we managed to check out of the hostel and visit Vina del Mar for the day by taking the local bus. Either we didn't do enough research or the place was just remarkably unimpressive, ...

Weekend in Valparaiso y Viña del Mar, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Weekend in Valparaiso y Viña del Mar

A travel blog entry by marieee

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... school so I hopped on a bus for $7 and arrived in 1.5 hours. It was sweet because I know a girl from SDSU studying in Viña del Mar who is living on the beach in on the 16th floor with an amazing view of everything. Viña was a cool little beach town ...

Sea lions and blue rocks, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Sea lions and blue rocks

A travel blog entry by agaiziunas

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A day at the beach - sort of!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

A day at the beach - sort of!

A travel blog entry by lockira

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Hey there. I am only going to put a couple of photos on for this as we were only here for one night. Had mexican and went out to some pubs then home to the "fantastic" Make out Hostel. The hostel is not the best as people had to walk through our room to ...

Oct 29, 2012, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Oct 29, 2012

A travel blog entry by billandsara

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Viña & Vicinity..cont´d, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Viña & Vicinity..cont´d

A travel blog entry by vickima

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... 's other highlight (other than checking into the hostel) was hanging out in a very expensive posh outdoor patio of a cafe (called Enjoy del Mar) that overlooked the Pacific Ocean. We were introduced to the place courtesy of Manuel, a 28 year old guy I met ...

Earthquake, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Earthquake

A travel blog entry by ktvz1228

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Well last week was another interesting week here in Chile. I was very busy filling in with classes at school. I worked about 9 hours every day last week, which isn´t fun when you are only suppose to work four and you aren´t getting paid for any of ...

Mi hogar en Chile, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Mi hogar en Chile

A travel blog entry by sduba

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... el desayuno a mi pieza. Siento totalmente comoda aquí y no podría estar más contenta.     La ciudad de Viña del Mar es preciosa también. Es verdad que no es tan artistica como Valpo, pero tiene su propia belleza. Más que nada me ...

On to Viña del Mar/Valparaiso, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

On to Viña del Mar/Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by lindgren8

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... beaches, good food (albeit expensive), and casinos lining the strip. It kinda reminded me of Santa Monica with gambling. After being in Chile for a few days, I had yet to speak a word of English. Its not a good sign when there are no other travelers ...

Feriado lá e cá, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Feriado lá e cá

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace

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... 'ria no relógio das flores, mais uma parada na Quinta Vergara, onde acontece todo mês de fevereiro o Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar e vamos levar essa galera para o almoço.       Viajar com delegação esportiva é assim ...

sun?, sand and sea, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

sun?, sand and sea

A travel blog entry by carofree

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The last 4 days we have spent in Vina del Mar - a really nice seaside town - where we thought we would chill out by the pool, but like all good plans, the sun did not agree with us, and yesterday was the only really sunny day we had, so we have been ...

Riding around for hours!, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Riding around for hours!

A travel blog entry by hawaii14

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Hi!  We´re having a great time here.  When we arrived in Viña, a tourist guide at the bus station showed us to a woman´s house who has very cheap rooms for rent.  We are staying with her for 6 nights, and we decided not to go to the ...

Little heads, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Little heads

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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We decided to take a little day trip to Vina del mar which is the next town along. It is a beach resort type place but really we went to have a look at the Easter island statue outside the museum de Arqueologia. Naturally upon seeing the maoi(Easter ...

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 ...

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