Holiday Inn Express El Golf, Santiago
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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We head back to Santiago by bus from Mendoza. Our bus leaves at 10am and is scheduled to return by 4pm, 5 hours before our 9pm flight to Toronto. Unfortunately, we spend 4 hours at customs and miss our flight home.
Et les aventures commencent...arrivé au comptoir AVIS pour récupérer notre super Big pickup, en les avisant qu'on traverse en Argentine, on nous regarde avec un air catastrophé en nous disant que ça prends 10jrs pour remplir les papiers nécessaires qui nous permettrait de traverser la frontière avec le pickup!!! …
... like Lao Tzu said, "a good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving." This became our camper-van motto. Because Maggie's luggage was arriving the next day, we decided to head north from Santiago instead of starting south directly towards Patagonia. Vina Del Mar, in Valparaiso, is an hour north from Santiago on Route 5. Ruta 5 goes through most of Chile, it acted as our main vein in accessing most destinations we visited within. The first meal ...
We drive up San Cristobal Hill 950m, for a view over the city, but the smog is too thick - it looks like dust and I think I said it was when we flew in from Sydney all those weeks ago.
A cappuccino and a sweet pastry delight in a Chilean cafe to end the city tour.
Farewell dinner and drinks in the hotel restaurant where Kris presented us and Colin & Anne with Platinum Membership of Scenic - means we ...
... of topping up our tans on the beach. It's fair to say we were more than a little disappointed when the beach turned out to be a shipping yard with containers and military boats!
In the afternoon we went on a walking tour of the area and were introduced as to why it is such a popular area as the streets are full of character which lots of street art graffiti dotted around. Much more than vandalism, artists from all over the world come to paint the streets ...