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A travel blog entry by mattcoopers


... to no English and the ATMs are on the other side of the customs gates. She signals in the air that not working, can't enter. I stand confused and spot a young security guard ushering people into lines. I approach him and with my best Spanish (thanks to the Collins learn to speak Spanish cd that dad bought me) I say "perdone señor, padrir ayuderme" (excuse me sir can you help me?). He fires back a thousand words that I don't understand. I then have to explain that I ...

So now we are in Chile, yay!

A travel blog entry by cracka


... we be, everything is a new experience, even canceled flights. We were able to contact our hotel in Brazil and tell them what's happened with not much of a worry but for our fellow travellers the reaction was nothing short of devastation, annoyance, anger, frustration and sadness. There wasn't a dry eye in the place. I feel a bit bad now about joking around about, we weren't that bothered and made fun of the situation as we do. The employees ...

Sightseeing in Santiago AND 2 ply toilet paper

A travel blog entry by burke1961


... hilarious as it was just a tape which had no way of knowing if the bus was keeping up with the traffic. Which it often wasn't, so often the commentary was out of sync.


I really enjoyed seeing the real heart of Santiago with its pedestrian shopping streets around the Plaza de Armas even though the Plaza itself was closed for construction work (managed to see what it looked like from the open top deck of the bus). All ...


A travel blog entry by mersonjames


... It is like coming home. Alex is not on duty but the staff who are give us a warm welcome as always. I have specifically booked one of the apartments in the annexe this time as it has a washing machine. I know she has been trying to hide it from me, but I can sense that Kathleen is pining to do some ironing so I want to be able to give her a treat.

Santiago City Council have decided that today of all days they are going to resurface the street on which Hotel ...

Last stops, La Serena and Santiago

A travel blog entry by humpooper


... for us to have lunch and it felt like a massive waste of time. I wish we had known where the eccentric arty area was so we could have experienced what everyone else did. This is one time where our money saving strategy has cost us. Adding pain was the air con was broken on the way back so we literally melted into the bus seat for two hours... We made good use of our kitchen and made some lunches and dinners with food from the supermarket. We got amazing steak for £2 that ...


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