Hotel Alonso De Ercilla
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This morning we headed south along the coastal road to Lota, a mining town whose colliery closed in 1997. As ever the hardest part was getting out of town. We found signs for Lota but then they disappeared. Nevertheless we got there.
The town looked very poor. There was a beach with some rides and a few restaurants but we had come to visit the mine. It was down near the coast, but as it is mainly a drift there were no ...
... Canal Street scene was first taking off.
There were definitely some bright characters there, who would leave their table, beers and chips and return half an hour later and resume eating and drinking the same stuff. We love watching the world go by.
On our way back to the flat, we passed a German style pub on O'Higgins and that was packed to the gunnels.
Back at the flat, we watched the city lights come on from the ...
... made to feel very welcome. On Saturday night we were invited to a university freshers beach party. We played touch rugby, ate delicious barbecued steak and sipped pisco (the local spirit of choice) by the fire. Yesterday we were taken down an abandoned coal mine in the poorest town in chile. Tomorrow we're going on a four day trip down to near Patagonia. We're hoping to climb volcanoes and swim in lagoons. We're ...
The first of two all-too-short visits to see Sebastian's relatives in Chile. We arrived in Concepcion after taking a a couple planes Cusco-Lima-Santiago, and then an early morning bus. We had a great time and it was wonderful to see everybody. We hope we can come back soon!!
In Concepcion, we had a chance to visit an old coal mine at Lota and a fish market at Talcahuano. Muchas gracias tios, tias y ...
We get an early start without going for instant coffee and a couple of cookies the Hotel Tokyo calls breakfast. We get right on the autopista and escape town in a hurry. We get several hours of highway riding in but then find a back road to Conception where the BioBio river finds the Pacific. The back road is twisty but has lots of potholes and some loose dirt. It is a good test of the ...
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