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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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After the three days in the world's driest dessert it was nice to get to the ocean. In the morning i flew from Calama to Santiago and took a bus to Valparaíso. The staff of Casa Volante Hostal had sent me a description how to reach the hostel in advance. nevertheless it was an adventure! I assumed by "bus" they meant some comfortable mini busses like it was common in Santiago or San Pedro. Actually there were ...
... Must be a sign. No smoking for me.
The tour I found was boring so I wanned to smoke. Everything I did that
day was like "I wanna smoke, so badly".
I tried to distract myself and it did work pretty well. I walked around
the harbor, the streets and just up and down hills.
First day of not-smoking: successful :-)
The next day I went back to ...
... chewing on the corners of the wild boar. My next move was to sling it over the fence where the dogs couldn't reach. Another excellent idea I thought and feeling satisfied I returned up the stairs, over the sofa and through the small window to finish sweeping the roof. A great idea but alas dogs can stand on their hind legs. Damn those dogs, out smarted again. So through the window, over the sofa and down the stairs ...
... downfall since the Panama Canal was opened, cutting all passing trade that used to have to go down and around South America. She showed us into some huge, amazing old buildings that had been built just before the downturn and were now empty or unkept. There was also a huge semi-derelict 4 story hotel that had never even managed to open before the decline and still had a very tiny old Italian lady living alone on ...
... at a service area on the expressway. Chile was first settled by the Spanish in 1540, and gained their independence in 1818. Today it has one of the most stable economies in South America, but has passed through many turbulent times in its history.
Santiago is a city of seven million people, and an interesting blend of old and new architecture, as well as some handsome parks and gardens. We saw much of it from the van, ...