Travel Blogs from Santiago
... were excited about a cable car to get up the hill. It really is amazing how diverse South America can be. Arriving at our hostel in the Providence district we settled in and made it in time for the afternoon walking tour. As we walked through the city (in a rush) we instantly fell in love, with various grassy areas surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the city, traffic and people. The walking tour took us to admire amazing graffiti memorial drawn to represent ...
... br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.33px;">Llamas were running away from us when we drove near them.
A humming bird was flying into our windshield.
Ostriches were running away from us, just like the ...
Deep, dark, medium intense. Pepper and smoky bacon on the nose. Silky, smooth with bold black fruit and soft tannins.
4. Carménère Syrah 2012 14.5%
60% Carménère, 40% Syrah. Only on-trade in the UK. Interestingly they use a third dried grapes like for Amarone. They age a third of the Syrah in French oak and the Carménère in American oak.
Clear and bright. Intense but not ...
... red, white and rosé. The wine was really good and the Sauvignon Blanc was to die for, so crips and refreshing. They even sold food and in the menu told you which tasting tapas went with which wines, good for us novices. It was soon time to return to the hostel to collect our bags and set off to the bus station to catch our overnighter to Mendoza in Argentina, a border crossing in the middle of the night will not be ...
... bars in Mendoza, asados in Mora until the wee-hours, and the biggest night being at a club in the mountains, after which we returned home at 7am, just in time for breakfast, so that it was about 9am before we went to bed! Great times had by all!
- Bikes and wine in Maipu again with Pieter and Boaz from Israel to end the visit back to Mendoza.