Travel Blogs from Santiago
As a kid and a teenager, I always lived in as mall town. Grew up in a quiet agricultural town 200 kilometres south of Santiago, the capital city. My whole school life was in Curico, until I graduated from school and started studying at the University. I had to start using the subway and public transportation (something I never used in Curico …
... who realized that I had not yet checked a bag and therefore my backpack would be free.
Well, one problem down and it was kinda nice having only a small bag with a computer and a camera. In Santo Dominico, everyone had to get off the plane even though those continuing on to Panama City were going to be on the same plane. What was surprising to me was how many people got off and how few got back on! Most of the passengers changed seats and ...
... and makes a smooth, nice red(technical terms). The French oak barrels cost about US$1000 each and as much to transport and they are only used four times. Had a BBQ lunch next at a restaurant, yes more meat, but we shared a two person meal between four and ordered a mixed vegetable salad and got some hot vegs. Next we went to Concha Y Toro, the biggest winery in South America. Again big ...
... lunch we headed up the nearby Hill by funicular (CLP2000) where we had a fantastic view over the sprawling, smog filled city. Have to admit that it is much more picturesque up close. We'll post some pictures when I get the chance.
Tomorrow we're jumping back on a plane and heading almost half way back to NZ to one of the remotest islands on Earth - Rapa Nui (Easter ...
Our hearts sink as we take our seats on LAN airways flight 400 next to a class full of New Zealand teenagers on a school trip to Santiago. Their bespoke hoodies inform us of this fact. The girls are flirty, the boys are horny and every one of them seems to fancy Amy, who of course knows it. 'Great, 12 hours with these little *****' says an already grumpy Karen ready for her second flight of the day. The first one being from a rainy Wellington to Auckland ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Rugendas Santiago
Everything was neat, Well decorated, the staff was very nice and helpful.
Everyone speaks english.
Breakfast is included, and it's big.
Close to the subway and Many restaurants, bars, banks, supermarkets, etc.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.