Diego de Velazquez Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... The kids are little tearaways, the types who you'd think deserve a good solid slap, but when the orphanage's founder and guiding light Nidia, an 83 year old lady, blind for about five years, explained with a tear in her eye that some of the children were victims not just of poverty, but of sexual and physical abuse, you begin to understand their behavioural issues. Nidia was one of those genuine heroes who you don't meet often. Faced every day ...
Decided to visit the majestic Andes mountains today. It took about and hour through very windy roads! Stopped at several lookout passes and enjoyed the majestic beauty! Then went up to the famous ski area called La Parva and actually got to see something I have not wanted to see in a while...snow! It was still beautiful. Romy was with us and it was his first time in all his life ...
... to Mendoza. Went through the border which took 2 hours, and the entire bus ride was about 8 hours which was really good going through the Andes. Met 3 guys on the bus, nz, german and usa. Staying with them for 2 nights (last night and tonight) at the hostel they had booked into.
Itīs a Sunday here and Mendoza are having elections so things are pretty quiet around here.
All for now.
Off to Buenos Aires tomorrow.
Said my teary good byes to mum dad and Kinsella at the airport and headed off for 9 months alone travelling. That sucked. I arrived at Santiago airport in the morning and stupidly paid $117 USD in an entrance fee which I didn't need to pay if I entered on my British passport. This, on top of how low I was already feeling made me even more mad and upset which didn't help for the rest of the day. I caught a taxi ...
... the funicular down the hill to the port area. Then we drove over to Vina del Mar, which is very similar to Coolangatta - this is a major resort for Chile, and many Argentinians own holiday units here. It will be very busy over Easter. We saw boobies, pelicans, cormorants and sea lions before having lunch in a local seafood restaurant. We then started the two hour journey to ...