Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar, Chile

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Arrival in la casa de los Leones, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Arrival in la casa de los Leones

A travel blog entry by heykaliann

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When we drove from Santiago to Valpariaso I was terrified. But my family turned out to be delightful and here are some photos of them. And of my lovely ex exchange student hermana ...

Que Hermosa!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Que Hermosa!

A travel blog entry by adventuresbyamy

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I've been in Viña four nights now and it's going pretty well. Viña del Mar and Valparaiso are absolutely gorgeous, and the ocean is too. The past few days it's been raining like crazy. It hasn't rained in two months or more here.  Classes are good ...

Killing time, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Killing time

A travel blog entry by rowan-blackmore

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... really fascinating, and I really enjoyed it.  The next day we decided to do a day visit to the nearby coastal towns of Vina del Mar and Valparaiso. The morning didn't start off well, when a cash machine didn't give me my cash and still charged me for ...

Start of my Internship, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Start of my Internship

A travel blog entry by ryanr

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Today was the first day of my internship. I work for Alid Propiedades in Vina del Mar. Luckily, it is only about three blocks from my house. It is a pretty small company- probably less than ten employees. I work on the first floor with four chilean women. ...

Gokartfahren, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Gokartfahren

A travel blog entry by annafuessner

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Am Freitagabend war ich mit ein paar Leuten vom Austausch Gokart fahren.Lisa hatte Angst, aber ich hab mich von den Jungs ueberreden lassen mitzufahren. Am Anfang hatte ich auch Angst, aber nach den ersten paar Runden hats richtig Spass gemacht. So ...

Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by weaselsontour

A short bus ride along the coast from Valparaiso is the beach town resort of Vina Del Mar, that is unfortunately not even remotely as beautiful as Valparaiso. The weather is OK, but not really beach weather so there's not much happening here. ...

El zona central de Chile, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

El zona central de Chile

A travel blog entry by amandawaldo

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... was well worth doing because the coastline is very rugged and beautiful here. In fact, it reminded me a lot of the Mediterranean. Viña del Mar itself is a modern and quite attractive city. We'd walked enough by the time we got there so we did a tour ...

To the Coast, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

To the Coast

A travel blog entry by markandbecs

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... up the road (the one that wasn't in our budget) and its fantastic, more like a B&B than hostel, already loving Viña del Mar.  The weather has picked up on our second day as we headed to the neighbouring town of Valpariso, a unesco heritage ...

Horseriding near Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Horseriding near Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... our last day in Valparaiso, we had arranged a days horse riding amongst the forests, sand dunes and beaches close to Vina del Mar, Chile's premier beach resort and playground for the rich and famous. We left the hostel and got the funicular railway down ...

Clases, Cumpleaños, y Caminatas, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Clases, Cumpleaños, y Caminatas

A travel blog entry by etroesch

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... 's in the ISEP program from Canada) turned 20 today.  Crystal, Brittany, Genevieve and I all met up in downtown Viña del Mar and walked to a neat restaurant called Margaritai.  We bought Genny a couple of drinks and had a good time talking and ...

Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

... Week is over, I want to move to a place where I don't have to share one bathroom with a dozen people. I also want to explore Vina del Mar, a major beach resort 20 minutes from Valparaiso. So, I am off for the new town. I opt for a German Hotel which has ...

Feb. 22, 2006 - Viña del Mar / Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Feb. 22, 2006 - Viña del Mar / Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by fintax

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Wednesday, February 22, 2006 (Viña del Mar/Valparaiso): Caroline was feeling much better this morning and after a quick breakfast, we caught a minibus to take us to the Viña del Mar, just 15 minutes south. In no time we found the jewelry ...

I wasted my time on facebook..., Viña Del Mar, Chile travel blog

I wasted my time on facebook...

A travel blog entry by sonalis

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Hola mis amores!! I am here in an internet cafe becuase i didnt want to take up all the time on the computer at home, becuase there are seven of us in the house. Anyways, it has been a good time. I got here on friday and the family has been very ...

Chile, Viña del Mar: (

Chile, Viña del Mar: ("Vineyard of the Sea")

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays

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... century castle) Casino FACT: Viña del Mar also known locally as La Ciudad Jardín (Spanish: "The Garden City"). Viña del Mar is Chile's largest and best known beach resort town. The city was founded in 1874 as a weekend retreat and garden ...

La longue traversée de 5 des régions chiliennes, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

La longue traversée de 5 des régions chiliennes

A travel blog entry by joetcharly

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... pas parler des argentins aux chiliens ou vous risquez de vous faire des ennemis.  Nous sommes arrivés il y a 2 jours à Viña del mar, à coté de Valparaiso où nous passons de délicieux moments dans la famille de Francisco (ami chilien de ...

My last week :(, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

My last week :(

A travel blog entry by etroesch

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... of the international programs.  We filled out evaluation forms and discussed the activities we had done throughout our time in Chile.  My group was definitely the best group!  We had done so much more than any of the other groups, and I ...

My first day!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

My first day!

A travel blog entry by etroesch

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... T.V.!  I went to my room to unpack, and soon after Margarita and Oscar (the dad) took me on a driving tour through Vina del Mar and to the seaport of Valparaiso.  It was so neat, even through the rain.  The streets here are very narrow and ...

Lieber spaet als nie!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Lieber spaet als nie!

A travel blog entry by julegschwander

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Wie ja inzwischen alle wissen befind ich mich nun schon seit 5 Wochen am "Ende der Welt"!Ich muss allerdings sagen dass es mir hier sehr gut gefaellt! vorallem wenn ma reisen darf! Viña an sich ist ja ganz schoen aber auf die dauer nicht das richtige! ...

Sunny Vina citscapes, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Sunny Vina citscapes

A travel blog entry by paulrobinson

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Meche and I revisited some old haunts from when we used to live in ...

Quieres bailar ili kako su Balkanci..., Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Quieres bailar ili kako su Balkanci...

A travel blog entry by malvada

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... Na ulici sam primjetila jako puno pasa lutalica (pasa - mnozina od pas?!). kazu da je u valparaisu (grad koji se nalazi odmah pokraj vina del mar) jos gore sto se toga tice. Jucer smo isli na plazu tako da sam prvi puta "okupala" noge u oceanu :) voda je ...

Update on First few days in Chile, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Update on First few days in Chile

A travel blog entry by ryanr

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... The rest of the morning consisted of a trip to Vina Mar, one of the wineries in Casablanca, which is the valley near Vina del Mar that is filled with vineyards. And then I finally went to the beach downtown. Which was very crowded but also very beautiful ...

Woah long time since the last blog, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Woah long time since the last blog

A travel blog entry by kailyn-rose

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... of memory and human rights. For those of you who don't know (I didn't even know very much about this before coming here) Chile had a dictator from 1973 to 1990 who tortured and killed many people. The museum was fairly new and very interesting, and very ...

Happy July 4th!, Viña Del Mar, Chile travel blog

Happy July 4th!

A travel blog entry by sonalis

Hola! I´m not emailing this entry becuase it is kind of useless, but hopefully you will read it eventually. Anyways, i just wanted to write down a few things so that I remember the funny things that have happened along the way. First of all, dad, I ...

Vina Del Mar to Atacama Desert, Vina Del Mar, Chile travel blog

Vina Del Mar to Atacama Desert

A travel blog entry by captss955

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We make our way north originally following the coast road where the desert meets the sea.  Occassionally we pass quaint fishing villages in the middle of nowhere.  we stop for lunch and try the fish, straight of the boat, on to the ...

Seaside, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Seaside

A travel blog entry by sandramcnicol

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... , then checked into a nice hotel with  thick walls and slept for 4 hours more before going to explore.  Well Sundays in Viña del Mar are not so happening, still it was lovely to explore the town, and chill out at the sea, and the sea some ...

Trekking, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Trekking

A travel blog entry by heykaliann

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... who led our trip Pedro and Mattias were quite the opposite. They were crazy. They picked up 7 of us at the McDonald's in Vina and we piled our 9 backpacks into the back of a tiny cargo van with 2 people people sitting shotgun and the rest of us squashed ...

Pretty eventful weekend, Viña del Mar, Olume, Valparaiso, Chile travel blog

Pretty eventful weekend

A travel blog entry by kailyn-rose

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... with some Chileans because many kids have Chilean siblings around the same age. We went into Valparaiso. And took a bus back to Vina, but without problems this time thank goodness.  Saturday I got up early and went to the country side with my friend ...

Ne jadikuj mnogo nad sitnim bolovima..., Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Ne jadikuj mnogo nad sitnim bolovima...

A travel blog entry by malvada

... jer bi sudbinaa mogla početi da te liječi - krupnim. Kuca Pabla Nerude nalazi se u Valparaisu, onom mjestu koje me je jucer sokiralo. Ovih dana otici cemo tamo pa cu uploadat koju sliku (ako uspijem spojit kameru s laptopom jednoga dana!) ...

Chile in Summary, La Serena, Valparaiso, Viña del Mar and Santiago, Chile travel blog

Chile in Summary

A travel blog entry by mpbarry

... on TV´s and projection screens at the clubs. I love 80´s music, so I´m not complaining. While in Valparaiso, we visited Viña del Mar 15 mins away by train, along the coast to the north. This is a huge beach resort destination in the summer time. ...

Cijelo selo smrce bijelo, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Cijelo selo smrce bijelo

A travel blog entry by malvada

Evo ga, za sat vremena krecem za Santiago (uzbudenjeee) :) tamo ce me cekati claudio, natalia i cristian koji su prosle godine bili na erasmusu u grazu. idemo van (uf!), a sutra spavam kod bojana koji je porijeklom srbin :D bilo kuda, balkan svuda :D ...

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