Puerta De Alcala
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... Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon
Additional wines (not usually poured on this tour but because of our intense interest were shared):
... ten kluk, co nás vítal, Fabian a říká: ‘Vypadáte jako bezva lidi. Jedu zrovna do Vina del Mar, chcete jet se mnou?’ My jsme plánovali do Vina jet zítra, ale takhle to bude vetší sranda tam jet s někým kdo to tu zná. Fabian je celkem mlady, tak kolem 22, ale je upovídaný a je s nim sranda. Vezmeme si městky autobus, kterému se přezdívá ‘kolotoč’, protože jede dolu po těch zatáčkách tak rychle, ze se ti ...
... of the port itself. The town was actually build up over the years and now laid on what was a part of the Atlantic. The port used to be the main port in the whole of South America and stayed this way until the Panama Canal was built. It was still obvious to see that the port was very much in use, although it seemed less active than the one we have seen in Antofagasta at Christmas. Our next port of call (pardon the pun) was in the once expensive street of Calle Serano. It is now ...
... took us to this stunning old mansion which is open to the public
and houses the fine arts gallery. The collection of paintings here are mainly
old European paintings that the rich former owner had collected in the early 20th
century on his many visits to Europe. The mansion of course is very grand and
had awesome views of the foreshore. We then headed back to the hostel for the
... important for the city and the primary reason for the city of Valparaiso to be established. In the golden era, most ships stopped in 'Valpo' on the way to the west coast of America when sailing from Europe. Then the Panama canal was built and town lost its global importance.
The original shore line used to be by the Naval building on the other side of Plaza Sotomayor, about 300m from where it is now. With land being built out into the sea for such a distance, ...