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Travel Blogs from Concepcion
... that could be seen.
We were kitted out with lamps and helmets and taken on tour by a chap who said he had worked 20 years in the mine. After going down some steps we were taken to the cage and descended in darkness 30 metres. The mine was low and lined with wooden props. There were explanations on how coal was formed, the dangers of gas and the plight of the children who used to have to open the doorways for the tubs. ...
... checked out and thanked Nancy, the owner, for hospitality. Heading back down to the Central Valley, the roads were remarkable quiet - just the odd pothole and suicidal dogs. Having stopped for petrol and directions in Chillan, we headed down to the coast on almost empty roads.
We noticed quite a lot of the forestation looked dead. On closer inspection it was charred.
Constitucion is Chile's second largest city but because ...
... hurriedly stuffing a porn mag into his daysack. We arrived late in Santiago and were pleased to see a friendly face in one of piggys (many) cousins, Alan. He kindly put us up for the night in his central Santiago apartment, it had a panoramic view from a rooftop terrace. We took a short bus down to Concepcion the next morning, where the rest of Piggy's family live. We've been here just under a week now and ...
The first of two all-too-short visits to see Sebastian's relatives in Chile. We arrived in Concepcion after taking a a couple planes Cusco-Lima-Santiago, and then an early morning bus. We had a great time and it was wonderful to see everybody. We hope we can come back soon!!
In Concepcion, we had a chance to visit an old coal mine at Lota and a fish market at Talcahuano. Muchas gracias tios, tias y ...
... flew out from Concepcion yesterday and Emma joined us. Suprise suprise she is also bagless! I am therefore at home once again today waiting for bags to arrive. It's no hardship though, there are three teeny puppies which squeak until they are cuddled.It only seems fair.... We are staying in a different place just outside Arauco this time. I must admit it ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility