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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
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... I was going to keel over. It was literally STRAIGHT UP.
Now Alejandro and Reese climb mountains for sport (both have climbed Anaperna in the Himalayas - thought to be the toughest climb in the world) so this was no big deal for them. And Ruth was a 20 something, in very good shape. Me? I'm in good shape, but I don't have 20 something legs, feet or back. So by the time we reached the top of the climb where the path flattens out, I ...
... makes distance shots not at all clear.
I then hopped of at the Barrio Bellavista (well named) stop which offers access to the huge 722 hectare park, the zoo and ride on the funicular to make friends with the14m statue of the Virgin Mary at the top of San Cristobel Hill. I gave the zoo a miss but staggered up the many steps from the top of the funicular to take in the view (see pic of city, unfortunately with smog). Finding a restaurant on the way down I ...
... not do it justice.
When we arrived at the Chilean border all the bags were taken off the bus and put through an airport scanner, this was the strictest border crossing security we had seen so far and have seen since. A couple of people were even questioned about the contents of their luggage! We were, however, disappointed by the lack of contraband discovered.
The next day, following a quiet evening and a ...
... three hours later and scored first class accommodations for our 9 hour trip! Once In Chile we hailed a cab to our apartment. Both Jerry & I were worried when the taxi driver expressed confusion/concern at our destination. But it turns out, our location is perfectly fine. It's deceiving because the neighborhood doesn't look like what we are used to in America. But we haven't ...
... tip toe around him in fear, and many are under his employment. He truly was a don of the place.
Being in San Pedro was both humbling and awe-inspiring, and we returned twice more in the coming days to different sections (without Julian, who didn't think he was getting enough bang for his buck. Who would have thought corrupt prison guards would be so unaccomodating to the consumer?) to hear more inmates stories, bring them plaster to repair their decrepit walls and play them ...