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... in the Jeffersonian is under lock and key as I would have expected, though they are pretty hard to run off with.
From there we had lunch (made very pleasant with the company of the Australian-German couple who are missing Australia having relocated back to Germany to look after ageing mothers - his aged 86 and hers 83, though their descriptions of where they live near the Black Forrest sounded lovely - but not like Townsville which they miss!) while the sun ...
We arrived at
one of the 5 bus terminals in Santiago and walked the 2 blocks to the nearby underground
station to travel to another bus terminal where buses to Valparaiso left from.
We were struggling to work out which direction when a kindly gentleman who was
originally from Cuba came up and helped us. We are always amazed by the
uninvited generosity of people when ...
... soon weaving our way between the dozens of boats in the harbor. The size of the boats in and around the harbor varies drastically from rowing boats to container ships. There were some huge sea lions basking on the marker buoys designating the shipping lanes. Out in the bay, there was a great view of Valpo and the hills. It's a very colorful city with the houses painted brightly in leftover boat paint. On the way back to the harbor we went past the navel dock, which had quite a ...
... never ever ends!
Still it's hard to complain when I get to ride over the hills at sunset with stunning coastal views. I don't think I'll ever get tired of seeing how the farm house glows at around 19.30 every evening but always in a slightly different way. The Chilean night sky is luminous with stars on a clear night and silly as it sounds one of my favourite things is to watch Ivan ride over the hill tops back to his tin house after a days work.
... Pratt captain of the Esmeralda. We saw evidence of the opulence of the gold rush era and the subsequence fall of the city after the opening of the Panama Canal. We saw a couple of the old funiculars and rode one up to one of the hill areas and walked around there up and down many steps with nice views over the city. We stopped off at the home of an Italian family who sell wonderful home made cookies with ...