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 …

So Long, Farewell and Goodbye

A travel blog entry by dominic.riordan on Mar 04, 2015

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After a pretty average night's sleep in the hostel, we were awake early for our last day. A quick breakfast then we were out to the streets of Santiago for a final wander. We'd hoped to go up Cerro St Lucia, a nice forested hill in the middle of town, but it was closed. We wound our way back at the hostel, via the lovely Parque Forestal, then got our last mad cab driver to take us to the airport. The process at the airport was smooth, apart from issues with ...

Chile but sweltering hot!

A travel blog entry by lizlivinglife on Jan 09, 2015

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... needed. We saw the major sights which included the palace where the president was killed by Pinochet's uprising; the private men's club only for the elite where the locals built a bar,Bar Union, opposite with the same name so all could drink at the same named place; and also one of the metro station considered to be the second most attractive in the world due to the mosaic pictures on the walls. The cathedral was a huge building with only small windows due to the ...

Inspiring people

A travel blog entry by getcracken on Nov 30, 2014

3 comments, 12 photos

... a sense of belonging. One of the more wholesome and humbling 'ahaa' moments of my journey. I have said my goodbyes and wished my new friends well in the hope that I will see them again. Maleine is 68 years of age, not that you would ever say it. When I said goodbye to her, she hugged me and said....'Kim, I probably won't see you again, but I wish you well for your life, I just know you will make a success of it'.....I smiled, what a blessing to hear these ...


A travel blog entry by jvince on Oct 28, 2014

1 comment, 18 photos

... of fruit and veg then grapes. Every space is utilised. Arriving at Vina del Mar was disappointing apparently it is very expensive to live here but what I saw had no charm and the beaches were not inviting. Still had a really good meal at Fellini's. Three courses plus wine plus coffee for the equivalent of £12.00. The food was interesting, well cooked and seasoned the wine chilled and very drinkable best bit of Vina del Mar. Valparaiso has been ...