Hotel Da Vinci Valparaiso
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Valparaiso
... it had tripled from the rate that had enticed us. Ugh! We decided at that point that if we could get that original rate, we would do it, since it solved a major hassle for us: getting to Ushuaia from Santiago. Well, day after day passed, and the darned fare actually went up! On our last day in New Zealand, we arrived back at our place after our fancy wedding-gift dinner, and checked the fares. They were back to the original low-low ...
... to find some of the the words we need to explain what we want to say and then throwing them in a big bowl and stirring them to a soup. Which makes us a noisy lot, mingling in perfectly with the sounds of the city. Perhaps that is why the noises of the harbour do not bother us at night. From our hotel window we look straight on to the docks. There is a constant background of harbour sounds. Hughe cranes and trucks, one beeping louder than the other ...
Along with being the cultural centre for Chile, Valparaíso is also a major educational hub, housing numerous universities and technical colleges.
A short drive away from Valparaíso is Viña del Mar, the beach get away for Santiguinos. Right off the main coastal ...
... ride’, because it goes down the winding streets so fast, you are like on a rollercoaster. We get to Vina in about 20 minutes. Vina could not be more different to Valparaiso. Valpo as the locals call it is very arty, quirky and in some areas quite poor and shabby, whereas Vina is the land of more well off people with high risers and beaches that the locals frequent. Water is meant to be quite cold, because of a current that sweeps the coast from the ocean, so ...
... building in Latin America) and I took not one but two Walking Tours through the city, different parts of the city that is. Suffice it to say, I think I have earned big Santiago tourist points.
I toured the markets of La Vega. One of Santiago's shabbier but livelier neighbourhoods where you can find every fruit and vegetable known to man and a fair selection of well-fed, friendly dogs. We were told that the Fish Market was rated ...