BEST WESTERN PREMIER Marina Las Condes
Travel Blogs from Las Condes
... the cathedral and toward our hotel. Santiago is a beautiful city and the one thing that has struck me since arriving in South America one week ago is the beauty and quality of the old buildings in the streets. Although many of them are not well looked-after, they are a testament to the original builders as to the fact that they are still standing to this day. The modern apartment and office blocks have innovative and ...
... looked like he had a black beard!
What a shock we had when we arrived to Santiago! The last big city where we had been to was Lima and after that we had only been in small cities. Even Nico cried when we took the metro and saw so many people rushing! But the impression that we had from Santiago is from a very organized city. The metro has nothing to envy to some of the metros in Europe, like Rome for example.
We began ...
... which is clearly much bigger – but isn’t a behemoth in comparison to some in Chile! The guide who shows us round is a little younger and is probably more classically trained, but she knows her stuff. The company is interesting as it started as a grape grower that sold their fruit to wine producers, then grew into a collective of grape growers – and finally, a few years ago, decided to start making its own wine. So they have a decent variety ...
Arrived at Santiago airport, Chile on time 11:30am (early hours Sunday morning in NZ) then looked around the airport. Our bags and we have been checked straight through to Lima so it is not stressful. Our second flight is delayed, we board 3pm and leave soon after.
Again the LAN service is attentive and the food very tasty. It's a 4 hour flight but Peru is an hour behind Chile so we arrive in Lima 6:10pm. Immigration and customs were a ...
... about $6 USD! When we got back to the city, we went to a neat wine bar in Barrio Lastarria with our new friends - as if we needed more wine! They were good company though - Mike had a movie production studio in LA and Kristy was doing a medical rotation in South America because she is studying woman's rights/gynecology. After drinks, we took a long stroll home after a perfect day only to arrive home to a flooded apartment. Yup...our rented apartment flooded and the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet