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... lies in how the tectonic plates are moving. The Andes mountain range is subject to a process called subduction where two plates (the Nazca and Antarctic plate) are forced beneath the south American plate into the mantle of the earth because they are more dense. Chile has 3 plates to contend with making it particularly geologically active. This is in contrast to eg the Himalayas where the plates are more colliding and have a similar ...
... about 7 days in Santiago there was loads to do for me. On a very hot day I walked up Cerro San Cristobal which was very close to my hostel. Theres a zoo as well but I didn't go there. As a smoker it probably took me longer than other people to walk up this not very high hill. About 1 hour and 20 minutes. As well it was very hot and I only wore flip flops (I haven't planed to go there in the first place). Finally on top ...
I began my South American adventure by saying hello to Jesus in Rio - and ended it by saying goodbye to Mary in Santiago. In Rio I only got as far as the station for the train which takes you up to see Christ the Redeemer. The track to the iconic statue was closed due to bad weather so I had to say hi from a distance. I had more luck in Santiago. The Virgin Mary statue sits at the top of San Cristobal hill and you can ...
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After night turned into day and then back into night we arrived in the busy capital that is Santiago.
Santiago is a mix of new and old. The CBD is modern and full of fancy new office buildings and sky scrapers. While the area we stayed in was filled with Spanish stone ...
... br> Rooms narrow like a train carriage
Filled with shells, glass and mosaics
The sad ending of the tour was the grave
But knowing he was buried
Overlooking the sea, would make him happy
Enjoying this visit so much
His city home was also worthy of a visit
Smaller and less grand then his beach side home
The windows and the paint work are a nice ...