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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... and then down into and along an agricultural valley growing all sorts of fruit and vegetables (notably lemons, cherries, avocados, olives, corn and not forgetting all the grapes - the area is full of wineries) and over more hills and into the Casablanca region before dropping to the coast where the weather greeted us with thick clouds (see pic of Vina del Mar) but the guide told us that that here would be sunshine in the afternoon and warm (not hot). Like all good ...
... own house, the poet wrote: "I built the house. First, I made it of air. Then, I raised the flag in the air and left it hanging from the sky, from the light and the darkness." The house is wrapped in floor to ceiling windows, with uninterrupted views of the city and the Pacific. The feeling of air, light, and and night darkness, is all penetrating. Later that evening we met Lee and an Australian friend of his at a local brewery for some drinks, ...
... in front of a very plain looking building that looked a bit like a community centre. It turned out to be the first Anglican church to be built in South America. Chile used to only allow people to follow Catholicism, but with lots of wealthy British people in Valpo they asked town permission to build their own church. It took a bit of negotiating, but in the end they were allowed on the conditions it had no cross on the roof and it didn't have an altar facing the ...
Long and thin with a notorious history, one might call it the Kate Moss of South America, Chile is one of the most progressive, interesting and friendly countries I have come across on this trip. I suppose a background of Spanish conquest, socilalist politics and a scandalous military coup can have that effect.
The Chileans are by no means a laissez faire bunch. Their ancestors, the Mapuches were one of the only indigenous Latin ...
Valpariso has been a really great place to visit. A former huge port city, it's a very unique place built into the surrounding hills with loads of character. A great surprise place that I didn't expect to love but definitely did! The city is absolutely full of brightly coloured buildings, huge graffiti murals and little boutique vintage shops. We did the walking tour to find out more about the city and here's what I ...