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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Travel Blogs from Santiago

Last day in South America

A travel blog entry by micknmila on Oct 28, 2014

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... our last meal in South America was absolutemente rico!!!! We returned to Le Reve for a bottle of duty free wine in the hotel courtyard. So peaceful. Then, at 7.00pm our ride to the airport arrived and we're on our way on the last leg of our adventure. Santiago to Auckland - then Auckland to Brisbane. We've had an absolute ball, this trip!! We're so glad we experienced South America!! If you've been following this blog then we hope you've enjoyed it ...


A travel blog entry by mvwil5 on Sep 13, 2014

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... 8230;just approach people and say "hey I am new here, will you be my friend?" Hopefully it won’t come to that, but desperate times can often lead to desperate measures. In fact, I did accost one poor fellow the other day…and while he didn’t say it, I think he was like… “dude, step off me!” But I had to approach because he was wearing Williamson College Soccer sweatshirt. So I had to ask him if he played for them. ...

Farewell to Elquí and the North

A travel blog entry by hadwin on Mar 19, 2014

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... wine maker, he painted a great picture of his wines and the story of the place. He also put some flesh on the story around the Puclaro Reservoir. The reservoir was set up in 2000 in the lower valley and has a capacity of 200 million cubic litres and was full. When we were here the reservoir was 3% full. Apparently the government had given permission for the water to be used for power generation at a nearby Power Station but did ...

Last stops, La Serena and Santiago

A travel blog entry by humpooper on Jan 25, 2014

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... makes the Cassalera de Diablo wine which we should all be familiar with. It also supports the Red Devils - Manchester United! Santa Rita is the location where they found the Camanere grape again, a Frenchman noticed the different leaves in the vineyard amongst the merlot vines by chance. The Chileans had been using it for their merlot mixes. The red camenere grape was wiped out in the mid 19th century in Europe by the Phylloxera plague which took many many vine yards to ...

Awfully boring and sad day today

A travel blog entry by tjarnen on Dec 28, 2013

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... more. I'm gonna miss Rio and all my travel mates, don't really felt ready to leave at all. Would have been cool to have stayed for New Years, which is supposed to be very cool on Copacabana beach. I finally got on my flight to Santiago. Around 4,5 hours flight. It doesn't feel good flying almost straight west, when I'm supposed to fly north. The flight went pretty quick, I was sleeping a lot and listening to music. Got a ...