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- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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... enjoyed it.
Viu Manet - Valle de Colchagua Chile
Both a restaurant (Rayeula Wine and Grill) and small cafe with in-door and out-door seating are at this hacienda style, historic winery. It's a lovely setting if you sit outside, looking towards the equestrian riding field.
Today after breakfast we went off to work. This time jessie and the girls were weeding and Dave was working with his old pal Hector. After we'd finished work Dave and James cooked themselves some pasta and mince as they'd been told to come and play for the towns football team. The game kicked off at 8:30pm so we got there not knowing what to expect but it turned out to be a perfect pitch with ...
... to be picked up. Just as we sat down Pi came over and greeted us as well as informing us they would be taking us out for lunch... chips shoved in the bag as quickly as possible! We pulled up at a very fancy looking restaurant next to a huge vineyard looking out to the Andes mountains. We were accompanied by Pi, Sharif and their friend Francisco but we were both still in shock that they were treating us to this ...
... so grabbed one to go – having got used to 2 weeks of decent copious coffee have to prevent withdrawl symptoms.
For the 1st bit of the 10 hour trip to north to San Fernando it was more of the same – marshes, flooded rivers, black necked swans & cloud. 3 hours later in Temuco the sun reappeared, as did the views of the snow-capped Andes on the right.
Was a painful ...
... incredible manoeuvre where the horse front in touching the bullock and it gallops sideways pushing the bull into the side of the arena. They don't kill the animal here; they just get it out of breath a little. It looked happy if a little knackered.
After the rodeo it was off for the tour of the old winery past the car collection, various huge vats and barrel rooms that included some experimental barrels with glass fronts ...