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

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).

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We are tourists

A travel blog entry by joshfitch on Feb 14, 2015

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... for a quick pisco sour and an opening leg side half volley of a glass of wine which was suitably dispatched to the fence. A short amble to the restaurant called La Mar, and the real fun began!    The younger members of the crowd were impressed by the capability of the tour elders to both hold court and to consume copious amounts of wine as if by osmosis; second and third winds came as Sauvignon led to C******nay to Malbec, ...

First day in Santiago Chile

A travel blog entry by string53 on Dec 29, 2014


... in Australia when its day time in CHile. But I manage to go right through to about 4pm before returning to my hostel for a 2 hour sleep. Then its time to do a little housekeeping, the hostel people at La Casa Roja are very friendly snd helpful, its an impressive older style mansion with raised ceilings and some grand fireplaces, windows and chandeliers! It has a good atmosphere and kitchen however I go out for dinner in a nearby restaurant strip before retiring to catch up on ...

Travel day

A travel blog entry by megankate on Nov 14, 2014

... Planet book and tried there. They were fully booked except for one spot in a shared male dorm. We kept walking and found our way back to our original hotel in Santiago and managed to get a night there. It was more than we would have liked to pay but as it was 2am we were a little ...

The first long day

A travel blog entry by salmorton01 on Sep 27, 2014

... inland by road - the coastal town is Valparaiso, which is apparently quite pretty. But no time to go there.

Santiago has a population of 4m+, out of a total 19m in Chile. In truth there is little to see there - the obligatory city tour really just shows you a few churches, older buildings and the presidential palace, which was apparently where Salvador Allende shot himself in the revolution in 1971.

The centre of the ...