Hotel Casablanca,Spa & Wine
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Jan. 24, Friday:
We left the hotel at 4:30. Our plane was on time, and we arrived in Santiago, Chile around 10:00. We were met by Jose, the owner of "Uncorked" wine tours of Santiago. We has a fabulous day of seeing the beautiful Casablance Valley, and three vineyards:
Kingston Family Vineyards ...
Its another Barne family guest blogger.... This time Anthony Barne is up to write about wine (of course)!
Itīs unthinkable to go to Chile and not to visit a vineyard, the countryside is just covered with vines and we got thirsty just looking at them. So today we were whisked off by Willie and Magda to Loma Larga in the Casablanca Valley. If there ar elots of vines in Chile, here there is nothing else and we had a bit of trouble finding the right ones, but ...
We arrived in Valparaiso in the early afternoon and we had not intended on doing any sightseeing until the following day. However, after the gentleman prepared us with a map and an extensive list of things to do we were too excited and set off for the afternoon. Valparaiso was sprawled over the hills surrounding the port in a banana shape almost. The city was so colourful with bright rainbow stairways ...
to visit this winery was very impressive as it is 100% organic wine no chemical pure nature!
and here are some examples how they do it to keep the balance in the grapevines:
- chickens eat the worms (similar to reblaus) that kill the grapes
- a small ...
... on towards the other side of town, where we passed by the central plaza de armas, and went towards the furnicular recommended by a lady at the bus station. Just then, I saw a Asian kid in the midst of Spanish school boys and girls, and decided to say hi. The guy got real excited and wanted to take a photo with us. The whole class soon followed. He is japanese, studying for a year at Santa Cruz. Gave us his fb contact and we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking