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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 …
... hence the name of the area), which is open for free, until late on Sundays. A step inside the gallery transports you to Paris or some other European city with its high glass ceiling and perimeter of marble statues. I particularly enjoyed a photography exhibit by a guy who had travelled around Paris, Rome, Chile, Bolivia and Peru in the 50s. Interesting to see what has changed massively and what is still the same now. In the same vein, there were some 19th ...
... there were quite a few times when they would speak in Spanish and I was trying to pick out the words that I could when all of a sudden I realized that I understood everything that was said. Shortly after that I would realize that it was because "everything that was said" was in French! Oh well, I will learn Spanish soon enough!
I love getting lost in new cities. I rarely actually get lost but it is fun to try. Today, for example, I left work and was waiting at the ...
This morning we all got up at 9 to have a final breakfast with Al and see him off to the airport before going back to bed for another hour. Later, after checking out and storing our bags in the hostel until our night bus to Mendoza, we headed to the markets. We'd wanted to get a day bus to Mendoza as the drive is meant to be beautiful through the Andes, but a ...
It is sad this is our final entry but all good things must come to an end they say. We have had an extraordinary time and met lots of new people and made some life long friends along the way. So we are sitting in the lounge waiting to board our flight back to Sydney and catch up with all our mates back ...
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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.