Posada Barrancas Mirador
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Decided to visit the majestic Andes mountains today. It took about and hour through very windy roads! Stopped at several lookout passes and enjoyed the majestic beauty! Then went up to the famous ski area called La Parva and actually got to see something I have not wanted to see in a while...snow! It was still beautiful. Romy was with us and it was his first time in all his life ...
... I was going to keel over. It was literally STRAIGHT UP.
Now Alejandro and Reese climb mountains for sport (both have climbed Anaperna in the Himalayas - thought to be the toughest climb in the world) so this was no big deal for them. And Ruth was a 20 something, in very good shape. Me? I'm in good shape, but I don't have 20 something legs, feet or back. So by the time we reached the top of the climb where the path flattens out, I ...
We had to be up early to check out of our Air BnB apartment in Mendoza and get a taxi to the bus depot.
I had been a little worried about arriving in Santiago bus depot and getting a taxi into el centro without having any Chilean money. No worries! there were three fellows doing a healthy business exchanging money - and since I still had about a hundred Canadian worth of Argentinian pesos (which was ...
... we headed up to the first lockout regardless. This gave us a close up view of another large glacier that would occasionally let off a loud rumble sending snow raining down the mountain side. As we were about to head back we spotted some other hikers coming out of the bushes from the direction of the second lookout. We soon realised that no one was paying any attention to the supposed closure of the path and we excitedly rushed to the main lockout about an hour further on. As ...
... when we passed, then reboarded for the remainder of the trip.
Nearby is the Bellavista neighborhood, a cultural center known for its zoo, the funicular and hand-crafted items of lapis lazuli. The Metropolitan Park, the National Fine Arts Museum, Santa Lucia Hill and more were all on our route.
Next up was Stop 1 (we started in the middle, near the Ritz), the Plaza de Armas, the real heart of Santiago. We actually tour ...