Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar, Chile

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Not inspired, Vina del Mar and Valaparaiso, Chile travel blog

Not inspired

A travel blog entry by simona

... seats, toilets, curtains etc etc. Pretty much the same as our overnight buses elsewhere..but even then maybe a little nicer. Vina del Mar is a nice beach area (although generally too cold and windy for sunbathing). It is bigger than you would think ...

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

Viña del Mar y Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by julieetbill

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... and colleague Juan Carlos Collarte and spending a night in Santiago we journeyed to the west. We spent a relaxing week in Viña del Mar and Valparaiso, two neighbourhing cities on the coast. A quick bus ride in a comfortable Turbus bus gets you there ...

Fun Times at Vina Del Mar and Valpo, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Fun Times at Vina Del Mar and Valpo

A travel blog entry by aushiro

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... Del Mar was where i stayed during the week before Easter Island. I spent about 5 days here and saw both Valporaiso and Vina Del Mar. I felt i didn't get enough of the sites for both Vina Del Mar and Valporaiso, so this was my second visit. Enjoy the ...

Valparaiso : visite avec Paz, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Valparaiso : visite avec Paz

A travel blog entry by garion

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... et on est parti, après avoir dit adieu à Gaston, qui a été un très bon hôte ! On a pris un bus pour aller à Viña del Mar, et 45 minutes plus tard, on arrivait dans la maison de Paz, qui vit avec son frère Juan Carlos et sa mère Yolanda. Ils ...

Le Parc National de La Campana, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Le Parc National de La Campana

A travel blog entry by garion

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Finalement, on a dû se lever vers 7h30. L'objectif du jour était d'aller randonerr au parc national de La Campana, proche de Viña del Mar. Petit déjeuner, quelques courses, un taxi-co, un métro, un autre bus, et on arrivait à Olmué, village à ...

New Years, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

New Years

A travel blog entry by juniorandange

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We caught the 1 hour bus from Santiago to Vina Del Mar on the 30th to spend New Years on the coast. They say that Valparaiso (the next town along) has the biggest fireworks display in South America and an awesome street party for new years so we were ...

Viña del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Viña del Mar

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

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Today we planned to head to another of Pablo Neruda's houses at a near by town of Isla Negra just south of Valparaiso. We caught the bus back to valparaiso main bus terminal and then the famous pullmanan down the coast which took around an hour and a ...

llegada, Viña del mar, Chile travel blog

llegada

A travel blog entry by francisca

por finnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn... el viaje mas largo de mi ...

To climb every mountain... or to ford every stream, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

To climb every mountain... or to ford every stream

A travel blog entry by madhavi

... to go. Everyone looked at us like we were odd and hard to understand. Finally someone told us that we were in VIÑA DEL MAR.. a completely different city. I cant believe we were in the wrong city.. isnt that hillarious? It turns out that viña and ...

Viña del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Viña del Mar

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

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... !! 25 TODAY :) We decided to celebrate it by taking a visit to the worlds largest official swimming pool located at San Alfonso del Mar just down the coast. The pool and surroundings cost 1.4 billion pounds to build and the pool olds around 66 million ...

Road Trip, Chile!, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Road Trip, Chile!

A travel blog entry by 101travel08

... to San Francisco.  Endless hills hugged against a huge bay on the coast.  Around midnight, we decided to head to Vina del Mar, the beachtown that's just north.  This was a good call, we woke up to an overcast beach, and spent the ...

Back to School, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Back to School

A travel blog entry by bunsi

... to be there and were enjoying having visitors. It ended up that the best way we could help was to teach them how to say Welcome to Chile. The girls then made us all cards to say welcome to us (I have kept all of them ofcourse). It was a really sweet thing ...

Christmas at the beach, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Christmas at the beach

A travel blog entry by edandali

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... food and good company. Pity they arrived as we are leaving but we'll see them again when we get to Peru. Our time in Vina Del Mar has been very relaxing. It is a lovely town with a good atmosphere and a couple of great beaches. Definitely a good choice ...

Palaces and Holiday Condos, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Palaces and Holiday Condos

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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... mini bus driver who seemed to put more near death experiences into a 15 minute journey than you normally get in a year. Vina is a slightly strange mix of high rise holiday apartments mixed with some beautiful gardens and old mansions and palaces. Spent ...

Beach Day, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Beach Day

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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A day spent on the beach. In the morning in Renaca further north up the coast from Vina del Mar, and then the afternoon on the beach at Vina. The airforce spent the afternoon doing stunts and flying formations, including a heart in smoke for Valentine's ...

Photos of Vina, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Photos of Vina

A travel blog entry by laurenynatalie

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Photos of going out... Vina... ...

Valparaiso, Valparaíso-Vina del mar, Chile travel blog

Valparaiso

A travel blog entry by lastresguapas

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... time comme on les aime!:) Nous nous levons sous un ciel un peu orageux...dommage car on va visiter le "jardin botanico nacional" à Vina del Mar qui se trouve être à 15 minutes de Valparaiso. Mais celui-ci reste tout de même beau à voir avec ses ...

Beach, dogs, sandwiches and wine, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Beach, dogs, sandwiches and wine

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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Some say that Viña del Mar is the 'Miami Beach of Chile'... and I totally disagree. Viña has an old world charm to it. Its hillside homes perched on steep streets remind me of San Francisco and its beautiful mansions are reminiscent of ...

Lunch with the Family, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Lunch with the Family

A travel blog entry by bunsi

... potatoes and stop them from having to worry. We needed to take a bus to get there as it was on the outskirts of Vina Del Mar. Once we finally got there we were introduced to about 10 members of Paulinas family. They all looked extremely young, and seemed ...

Sandy beach, sunny days and huge waves, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Sandy beach, sunny days and huge waves

A travel blog entry by debsndarren

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We have been quite lazy whilst in Vina. We've stayed in bed, slept loads, eaten ice creams, sunbathed on the beach and played in the huge waves that crash onto the steep beach here.  The waves were so big and the drag even bigger is was quiet scary ...

Bahia Inglesa to Vina del Mar, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Bahia Inglesa to Vina del Mar

A travel blog entry by cedric.brehaut

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On the road again, for a long stretch again. We didn't find any interesting place to stop closer than Viña del Mar, a beach town West of Santiago near the famous port of Valparaíso, so today we are going for about 500 miles in one shot.  We leave ...

We took Chile by storm, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

We took Chile by storm

A travel blog entry by vrosebaker

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... Wednesday afternoon came so quickly. I honestly was making us go the long way(which really isn't that long considering how small Vina del Mar is compared to Buenos Aires) just to have Amanda stay a little longer. Even though it was a little hard ...

Oh yeah I have to go to school huh?, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Oh yeah I have to go to school huh?

A travel blog entry by vrosebaker

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... street. On the other hand I know several people who are going to have to go to Valparaiso for one class and then Vina del Mar for their next class. Also, at least for foreign exchange students, we have to preregister for class and then visit every class ...

The Finale De Chile, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

The Finale De Chile

A travel blog entry by amandai

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... the biggest Chilean dinner that I had ever seen which was served at 2 am on the balcony of Barbara's house that overlooks Vina Del Mar and the beach! Even Papa who works at 6 am was up (not to mention he was late for work this morning ...

Absorbing so much from all sorts of angles, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

Absorbing so much from all sorts of angles

A travel blog entry by vrosebaker

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... it is in Valparaíso. I found GBU through Intervarsity’s international organization IFES. GBU has chapters in the majority of universities in Chile and there is a chapter at PUCV or aka “La Católica” (where I study.)  Even though I ...

Chile Waters...brrrr, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

Chile Waters...brrrr

A travel blog entry by bennyandnat

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... - nor even had the desire to shop much. Glad we chose to stay in Valparaiso - as it has so much more character than Vina Del Mar, though does not have the beaches. Navy boats and sailors though:) Spent our last night here relaxing in our loft - as have ...

My last day of summer, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

My last day of summer

A travel blog entry by vrosebaker

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... spot furthest away from my house. Right now it is the middle of winter here in Chile but it is almost the same weather here in Viña del Mar than it is in San Clemente (but it was overcast today so a lot of the pictures came out a little gray but also I ...

another chance to see a  circus in Chile?, Vina del Mar, Chile travel blog

another chance to see a circus in Chile?

A travel blog entry by vrosebaker

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... Laguna Verde I feel that a full nights rest is in order. I am so excited that this Thursday I get to see Amanda in Buenos Aires!! I have heard it is so different compared to Valparaiso/Vina del Mar and I am excited to see for myself why. ...

A trip to the coast, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

A trip to the coast

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... last night, but I woke up this morning feeling just about ready to tackle anything.  Tom and I decided to check out Viña del Mar.  Its a fairly large city on the coast and is about 1.5hrs drive from Santiago (Santiago is actually inland, ...

To be with one's self out of all familiar contexts, Viña del Mar, Chile travel blog

To be with one's self out of all familiar contexts

A travel blog entry by vrosebaker

... think it can make a profound progress through being with one’s self out of all familiar contexts.   Here in Chile I am faced with the opportunity and challenge to start this journey within myself. I know another opportunity like this may ...

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