Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar
... against the window, making me smile. Safe to say he is going to enjoy his new job... There are so many excitable kids on the train, clutching buckets and spades for their day at the beach. Funny how you can travel to the other side of the world yet some things are exactly the same. Jack and I laugh, remembering beach days as kids and getting brain freeze in the North Sea. If I showed you a photograph of the seafront here, with its ...
... eccentric, romantic, child-like soul of a true poet!
Walking through his house, unlike any other, and taking a glimpse at his heart, left me personally both laughing with wonder and almost moved to tears often as well, from the beauty and poetry of his soul to which the house was an extension. Intensely inspiring..
We ended the tour by having an absolutely delicious meal in the cafe at his house, his own recipes. Thank ...
... and there happened to be a Chinese New Year festival in front of the hotel that evening. We ate at El Gaucho hoping to get something like the meal we had at Don Mario's in Mendoza, but we were dreaming. The beef was tough and had too much fat. The Chilean wine was good however, so it was not a total loss. Ethan and I shared a bottle of Errazuriz Reserve ...
... funicular railways. At the top, market-sellers were waiting to pounce on the tourists that emerged from the train, but we slipped past and found a viewpoint from where we could look out over the city. Colourful shipping containers were stacked up on the port beside giant cranes and an enormous cargo ship, while a jumble of brightly ...
Where to start! We are officially off and running. Classes started this past week and the homework has started streaming in.
Ok, I honestly don't think I could have been placed with a nicer family to live with. I'm living with Arturo and Balbina and their son Sebastian! They are such a wonderful family. Very laid back, kind, and just want me to feel at home. Mi papa, is ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services