Footsteps Backpackers

Address: Almirante Simpson 50, Santiago, 7500856, Chile | 1 star hostel
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This 1 star hostel, located in the Champs Elysee area of Santiago, is near La Chascona (Pablo Neruda's Home), Jardin Zoologico, Central Market (Mercado Central), and Fine Arts Museum (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes).
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Santiago

Final South American Stop

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets on Apr 25, 2010

Not much to say about my last day to be honest - had a nice wander around taking in the city before heading to the airport for the long journey home. This was an unforgettable experience for millions of good reasons, places and people ... and one or two bad ones (that'll still make for a good story in the future).

My advice to anyone …

Muchos Museos

A travel blog entry by dominic.riordan on Feb 06, 2015

1 comment, 9 photos

Day three in Santiago. Another hot day but the heat is dry and the evenings are gorgeous. We hopped on the very clean and reliable metro and headed off to Quinta Normal to the Museum of Memory and Human Rights. This was the most affecting experience I have ever had in a museum. Dedicated to the true story of the Pinochet era of dictatorship, it was a stunning account of the brutality and arrogance that comes with despotism. The story is beautifully told. What hit home most ...

Skinny Minnie Chile

A travel blog entry by zuleima on Dec 15, 2014

145 photos

... hostal has a nice rooftop so I was fortunate enough to watch the sunset from their which was beautiful. I proceeded to take a nap before my night festivities. Everyone was recommending me to go to "Patio Bellavista" to get the night started. Side note I just have to say that Chileans know how to party... it was hard to keep up lol... but at Patio Bellavista they have all these restaurants and bars that basically make a strip. It was great! I met up with a friend of ...


A travel blog entry by mvwil5 on Nov 07, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

... that we got African hair…but at least they recognize that our hair is distinct and must be treated differently than European, straight hair.). Cesar told me that he couldn’t join me because he only has Sundays off…but if I go near Plaza de Armas in the Caracol building, there are a whole bunch of barbers and hair dressers. And if I go up to the 5th or 6th floor, all the black barbers are there. So I ...


A travel blog entry by mvwil5 on Sep 13, 2014

4 comments, 5 photos

... spontaneity or his ability to ad lib, but dude has got some serious skills.) No less than 2 mins of me standing in the back of the crowd, the dude calls out, “hola hermano.” I didn’t realize he was talking to me. So he repeated himself. And I said, “Yo,” pointing to my chest. He said, “si…de quel pais?”…meaning which country are you from?! I suppose I was easy to pick out since I stood taller than ...