Hotel San Martin
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... was once the last port for ships to take on supplies before the Panama Canal was built. It s a very large port and the Chilean navy and Parliament House us situated here. The commercial area is in the flat section of the town and dwellings are located in the hills. To get up the hill we ride a finicular, which is like a cable car. This one however is ancient and is nothing more than a wooden box hauled up a very steep slope by very dated machinery. At ...
Today we were up and out of the hotel early to check out and transfer to Viņa del Mar, a beach city very similar to Clearwater or St. Petersburg FL in the States. It is about an hour and a half drive west to the coast from Santiago and just north of Valparaiso, one of the first settlements in Chile and a very historical and cultural city.
It was supposed to be a 'free' afternoon, but we all decided to ...
... 19th century. Most of them are still working and while they are a bit shaky, they are largely built out of wood which is hugely atmospheric.
Anyway, on the cloudy, rainy days, the city felt tired, worn out and dying. When the sun was shining it was instead full of life, vibrant and great to wander around it. Odd how the same place had completely opposite feelings... Nice to get to see its best side :)
... Some of it's really good , some political ( although I guess you have to be Chilean to understand,) some is a bit rough. It's not clandestine graffiti as mostly it's signed by the artist with their web site noted. There is also quite a bit of spray canned graffiti, not artistic just scrawl but I guess if you encourage one it's difficult to be hard about the ...
... set in a beautiful garden, courtyard and patio area where he was eventually buried when he passed away, along with his last wife. It was time to head back now on the bus which we had to annoyingly wait nearly 40 minutes for, despite the fact that they should be every 15-20 minutes. Eventually one came in the end but we didnt get back until 9.30 which was even more of a pain as we had planned to go to a jazz club to watch a burlesque ...