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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... and Maggie--which we know is hardly legal at any airport, but to avoid getting lost without them, we felt ok playing the gringo card--the van even caught the attention of airport police. Luckily the no-comprehendo-hablo-gringo card actually worked in preventing a parking ticket. Waiting for them took longer than expected because unfortunately Maggie's luggage did not arrive. This would turn out to be the first of many sidetracks we experienced on our ...
... in Santiago I had been traveling for 21 hours or so--not insane, just long. I forgot one thing. The trip to Chile crosses the international date line, and after a short night's sleep in Sydney I was planning on sleeping on the plane, doing some writing, and then having a nice afternoon in Santiago followed by a good night's sleep before flying to Easter Island. It was a good plan. Unfortunately just as I was drifting off ...
... and cool off completely. To put the icing on the cake we went out to dinner. Sat outside a restaurant called Ruby Tuesday (some will note the significance) and had a delicious, albeit huge, meal despite asking and miming 'small' to the waiter who spoke reasonable English. It was a comfortably warm night, the fountain danced, a singer and pianist entertained with music of our era, we were welcome to sing along. Very relaxing evening to end a great ...
... the glass front. This is so passers by can only see the legs. The women often only where stockings and a thong! But no alcohol can be bought only coffee (in case you were having doubts). The next couple of days we escaped to what we believe to be the most beautifully located swimming pool. It's in Cerro San Cristobal. It gives you a 360 degree view of Santiago as well as an amazing huge pool and sunbeds. Just what we needed. On the second ...
... and customs, it was slow going. We got to our nice hotel courtesy of a very friendly taxi driver, Mario, with whom I eked a conversation in Spanish covering family, politics, poverty and beer. What else is there? Santiago is a big, noisy city with lots of rich and poor areas side by side. The poverty in the outer areas is terrible and the living conditions are straight shanty town style. There are lots of 'Mom and Pop' stores in the city ...