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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... turned to Chad and said, "Today, you dance, Chad!" At the very end, we were asked to introduce ourselves and say where we're from. And then they thanked us. I don't remember every being kissed by so many people! So many people came to us, kissed our cheeks and said how much they love us and pray for us, and appreciate us. We give so little and it means so much to them. Feeling very emotional. We are writing this on the bus and will return ...
... Casablanca wine region back in the day apparently! This vineyard specialises in mixes of grape, and unique ones at that. The tasting, which Sarah excused herself from following the teremoto incident, was very generous and after 5 glasses Liz was a little merry. Her favourite was a Pinotel - Pinot Noir mixed with Moscatel - not something we had ever heard of let alone tasted before, so it seemed only fair to buy a bottle. We have noted down their sellers in London in ...
... fronting up any cash whatsoever we experienced a behind the scenes tour of Valparaiso during which we were treated to a ride on a funicular, met a highly esteemed alfajor maker (and sampled his wares), travelled round the 'poor area' on an omnibus and supped on a local alcoholic beverage. Come the end of the tour, we were more than happy to throw our trio of Wallies some cash ...
... the car and with the help of Google Translate were informed that we had wandered into dangerous territory where theft and muggings occurred. The very helpful and friendly officers made some calls, identified our lodgings (several kms back towards to town centre!) and deposited us with smiles, handshakes and warnings about tourist crime all round. We considered ourselves rather fortunate and questioned our till now success with ...
... is very deep. At 44m (about 125 feet) it's perfect for large ships.
During Valpo's golden era, it had lots of "firsts" for Latin America for example the first fire station. The town is very fire prone because of a combination of the dry climate, the electrical power system and way of building houses. The first fire station was founded by 151 British and 4 Chileans, but financed by an American so it's called the Fire Station of America. Firefighters are all ...