Hotel Los Andes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... country. Go Chile!
Santuario de Santa Teresa de Los Andes
Today, Father's Day, I went to Mass with my host mom and dad at a church up in the mountains. It was a Carmelite Monastery, but they are "Carmelitas Descalzas" which means barefoot Carmelites, so they never wear shoes. One of Chile's only saints is Saint Teresa of the Andes. She lived from 1900 to 1920. She had read the Diary of Saint Therese de Lisieux (but ...
... to Aconcagua. This reinforced their roots back where they started and increased their investment in this valley. They were the first to introduce Syrah (in 1992) and in 2004 restaged a tasting inspired by the famous 1976 judgement of Paris but this time in Berlin when they won a blind tasting against the best of Bordeaux reds and Burgundy whites. They were also the first to cash in on the Carménère story with the Kai ...
... went on until 5am. It was a good chance to try to improve a bit on our Spanish as some of the other guests couldn't speak English and somehow with our few words and lot of actions we got by! We spent a few days there visiting other parts of the island, sampling the famous seafood in a dish called curanto (amazing!) and having another group BBQ but then we had to move on, not least to catch up on sleep! We really enjoyed the ...
... Since we could no cross until after 8pm, we headed down to Santiago and spent the afternoon there. Ethan met up with a friend to go longboarding and Marie and I went to do a little window-shopping.
We picked up Ethan again about 8pm, had dinner and headed for the boarder again, arriving there just after midnight. The integrated immigration facility on the Argentine side is about 23 km from the border down the valley on the way to Mendoza. As ...
... fashion. Although have noticed that's pretty general of the driving in Chile, the one exception being the intercity buses we have caught which have been fantastic. Overall a day well spent and some lovely views although not quite the crisp view of the pacific ocean but that's to be expected in summer when its more hazy. The Nitty Gritty: The Park:it is a very nice park and there seems to be a few walks you can do although obviously the one we did is ...