Refugio Aleman Ski Hostel

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Chile- Santiago

A travel blog entry by mattcoopers

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... me to the cafe and chatted to the receptionist while I googled for a bit. I got the address, which he was trying to get from me. It all seemed a bit sus, but I think just me being paranoid. Next step is finding a taxi. I am directed to an old ****** yellow car with a black painted roof and a woman driver. It looks like an old 80's model sedan. A portable fare meter stuck on the dash. She quotes me a fare which is double what I was told to pay. I argue the price and she ...

So now we are in Chile, yay!

A travel blog entry by cracka

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... go into it. So with food vouches (again!) we got a nights stay in Santiago. I had a really nice pasta in creamy sauce the kind that has the mince inside the pasta with peas and bacon on the outside. I liked the Kuntsman beer, sim not so much. (Pasta basta the name of the restaurant). Before that we strolled the wide footpath made of tiny squares in search of beer. Not the cramped Sydney city streets with people and buildings on top of each other. ...

Sightseeing in Santiago AND 2 ply toilet paper

A travel blog entry by burke1961

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... TV the swearing in of the President after the recent election. The cultural centre, Santiago Stock Exchange etc etc.

There were a number of stops and areas visited by the bus. We drove through the swish part of town, El Golf, known as "Sanhattan" (a la Manhattan). This is where the fancy hotels are and is the new financial district since thee 1990's. Apparently the high level executives living in this upmarket enclave didn't like the ...

Santiago

A travel blog entry by mersonjames

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... time it is Kathleen who starts to well up as she realises she will be allowed to do the washing and ironing after all.

Kathleen gets stuck in to the washing as soon as we get in to the new apartment. It soon looks like the inside of a laundry. I start to call Kathleen Dot Cotton but this seems to annoy her for some reason.

As a break from the excitement of the laundry we take a walk a few blocks to the Torre Gran Santiago, the tallest building in ...

Last stops, La Serena and Santiago

A travel blog entry by humpooper

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... This winery also was involved in sheltering Chilean soldiers from the Spanish during one of the wars of independence and this has lead to their wine brand called 120 which is for the 120 soldiers sheltered. Apparently when this took place a boy, was so inspired by the scenes he saw, it lead him to become president in later years (I believe the 3rd president). We were shown all aspects of the winery, from the barrels - French oak for a more subtle wine and American oak for ...

Location

This hostel, located in the San Bernardo area of Santiago, is near Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), Plaza de Armas, Central Post Office, and Punta de Lobos.
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