Plaza El Bosque San Sebastian
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... an equally up-market shopping centre. All very swish but I felt like a down and out backpacker when we went to buy the groceries tonight. My clothes haven't been ironed since I left home - just washed in hand basins and hung to dry in the bathrooms. Never ever did I think I would be excited about having access to an iron and ironing board. There is one in the apartment and tomorrow I will be able step out with my head held high and at least feel ( and look) a little more ...
... decided to head home to enjoy the rooftop pool and seating area (again, it was about 8PM but looked like 6PM in the summer.) We stopped and got a large beer to share, and Charles also grabbed a steak sandwich (we thought it was going to be a hamburger...) The rooftop pool area was super nice and relaxing and a great way to end the day.
Saturday morning, we hung out, packed up our stuff and headed back to the bus station for our 2 hour ride to Valparaiso.
... with them....Uhmmm epic fail, you know how this one plays out. The Spanish claimed the mountain for themselves, and began mining silver at a furious pace. They put Quechuan natives to work as slaves in the mine, and when too many of them died, either through inhalation of led or fatigue, they went about bringing slaves across from Africa to mine their silver. Potosi was home to a large scale minting factory, and silver coins were produced locally and shipped back to Spain for ...
... visuals and histories of people from the time of Pinochet dictatorship.
We walked back through the Brasil neighbourhood which wasn't particularly special so we didn't even stop at any of the bars. We continued on to the supermarket and picked up ingredients for a homemade pizza.
While David cooked, Maria sorted out accommodation in Mendoza where we will travel to tomorrow.
Once again we had a nice sunset over the city while we ate our dinner.
... that could have been anywhere else in sth America - with cheap almuerzos and cheap clothes etc
Feeling a sense of nostalgia
Latin people firstly understanding my name the first time I say it (well, provided I say it with a Spanish "r"), and them loving saying it over and over like kirikirikiri.
Looking forward to being able to flush toilet paper. And drink tap water / not worry about swallowing water in shower or while brushing teeth (this ...