Mercure Santiago Centro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... to leg it home with Gilly who had come looking for me. Even though the bus station was a 5 minute drive from the hostel the journey took twenty as the traffic was horrendous. There was a moment in the taxi where I was convinced we weren't going to make it and that our $60 tickets were going to been ****** away down the drain. We got to the terminal with 3 minutes to spare and the second the taxi stopped I was out and gone like a flash. Thankfully it hadn't left and we got on just in time. ...
... out before meeting Thomas. When it came to 3:20 I went back to the hostel and met him there and then we both went down to the bar together, strolling through town and chatting all along the way. When we got to the bar I felt pretty vulnerable as everyone was drinking and yelling in Spanish but I quickly settled in and watched the game without any worries. Barcelona played a very dominant game and ended up winning the match 3-1. Julia ...
... possible manner of necessities, food halls with plastic and melamine tables and chairs hawking cheap local dishes that reminded us of South East Asia, the Santiago cemetery which is the country's largest, covering an area equivalent to 117 football fields.
We visited the excellent Pre-Columbino Museum, with displays of pre Hispanic America from ancient times through to the 15th Century. The exhibits were ...
... get into a town that has not yet been contaminated by Westernisation or tourism. I imagine that not many cruise ships come into that bay, but they do seem to be gearing up for growth. Another feature of Castro is the large church, clad in yellow corrugated steel, which dominates the small low wooden buildings of the town. The external cladding did not lead one to expect the unique quality and construction of the interior. This was a seafaring region and the skills and experience of ...
... very good. Then on the way out caught a performance by a group all dressed the same in red, white and blue who did a dance routine to the music of a solo violin. Very entertaining.
Then back on the bus back to my starting point. I think I mentioned yesterday that as part of the huge volumes of traffic (hence all that smog) are lots of motor bikes of all shapes, sizes and brands (including the tiniest, one seater scooter that I have ever seen) and apart from ...