Hotel Villa El Descanso
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... given several bags of food, and told to take the following day off.
Shangri-La is a Chilean style lodge with about 40 beds all separated throughout 8 cabaņas. There is a also a small restaurant that is not currently open, but during the summer is open daily. The property backs up to a gorgeous river with stunning view of the Andes in the dominating the background.
Later that evening we met Gustavo, a 34 year old Chilean man ...
... seems the British seafarers had really made their mark on this coast. Yesterday we had passed Bahia Ingles which was also named in honour of some passing pirates…in all likelihood a bunch of ne’er-do-wells from Plymouth or Portsmouth. How far from home they must have felt. I’ve developed a grudging respect for Pedro Valdivia and his men who had to come overland from Peru, along the same route we had just taken, in ...
... You are anchored to an expected price that is not directly tied to the product or experience.
Americans are Anchored to high prices for alcohol. This has presented a problem for my American liver here in Chile where the fine wines and micro brews are fantastic and ridiculously cheap. Valdivia, one of the oldest colonized towns in the western world, was blessed by German immigration in the 1860's that brought beer ...
... kids running in all directions followed by two harrassed parents in a dangerous working environment. It serves them right for charging for children, or maybe that’s exactly why they charge them.
The tasting part itself was ok. I had tasted better, much better, but I did try to get mine, Lisa’s and the childrens worth.
I was quite happy after to head back to the ...
... particularly low (around 5C at night) - most of the day is spent in a little room where you can just forget the mod cons (no music, TV, and other equipments...), ideal to think and pray! Then you have to follow oracions several times day, daily calendar as followed:
4.00 am : Vigilias
6.30 am ; Mass
8.45 am : tercia
12.45 pm : sexta
3.00 pm : nona
5.45 pm : Visperia
7.30 pm : Completas