Hotel Casablanca,Spa & Wine
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... a great long lunch it was back to the Hotel to think about Dinner!
For dinner I hooked up with the same crew as the previous night and we headed off to Restaurant La Concepción – a Chilean – Mediterranean fusion place with a great view across the bay from well up into the hills of the town. We had a great table outside on the terrace. It was a little chilly for some but positively balmy for a Lake District lad!
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:
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Its another Barne family guest blogger.... This time Anthony Barne is up to write about wine (of course)!
It´s 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 ...
My room is in the eaves. On the wall there are two pictures of English country cottages. I just noticed how incongruous they are. Most off us headed west to the old port of Valparaiso. Before the Panama Canal opened it was the most important port in the west of South America. Now it's a city of faded grandeur, spread over 44 hills. Brightly painted houses, many built from corrugated iron, cover the steep hills, interspersed with grander houses of the merchants ...
... to pay for all passengers, and this usually works out a lot cheaper than a normal taxi. We caught one to take us from downtown up to Pablo Neruda's house. This was better than paying a rally driver to take you for a spin around a racetrack. Now I am considered a very nervous passenger so I was hanging on for dear live. This guy drove like a racing car driver, we flew up the hill around all of the winding roads. Actually it ...