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... time at the terminal getting a seat out of town south –
finally a helpful lady said she’d sorted it. Stupidly I didn’t check the
tickets until late pm to find she’d booked me for manana! When I went back she
was off shift and the chica was unsympathetic – refused to call her colleague or
her manager, just threatened to call security. Wanted to charge me 20% for a
... my broken Spanish seemed to improve mildly, or they just started understanding me better. In a way it was quite nice to be immersed in a family lifestyle again. I'd forgotten what it was like to set the table, have regular dinner times and talk about homework. It also made me miss my own family that much more.
On Wednesday 18 July, I said my farewells and bussed it back to Santiago. Glad to have my freedom back but also grateful to Jorge and ...
... city supplanting shacks with corrugated steel roofs. The village of Buin is being transformed by the outward suburban march of home building, houses selling at about $160K US. Near the wineries, the workers live in tiny shacks. Our first winery stop was Santa Rita In Santa Rita 80 million bottles of wine leave the plant annually. Our tour spanned the grape drop to the aging cellars and every step in between. We tasted 3 wines and had an amazing lunch before heading off ...
... proximity to the Maule Valley wine country.
The Maule Valley is responsible for much of Chile's export wine, the specialty being full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon. We took a bus out to visit several of the wineries including Viņa Balduzzi, a fourth-generation vineyard set amongst pleasant gardens and colonial buildings. Unfortunately the massive February 2010 earthquake caused great destruction within the Maule Valley - one winery reported losing an 80,000 ...
... we were above the clouds and could see for miles around. It was spectacular. We stopped for lunch on a river and sat there feeling rather proud of ourselves as we watched the dog scamper around happily in the water. We WERE outdoorsy after all! Feeling well fed and watered we made our way towards the route that would take us back down - a different route to the one we had taken up, signposted by little red wooden arrows. Off we went, inflated with ...
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