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... for others (not sure why or how this was happening), people were throwing up and weeing in the street - all in all it was everything you'd expect from one of the largest street parties in the continent that is famous for street parties.
So, like Christmas day, it was a little strange to see in the New Year in a different country away from home but with a few good friends and plenty of alcohol we had a great time.
The first day of 2015 was spent in bed ...
Because most museums are closed on Mondays we decided to go on the 2 free walking tours of Santiago. We struggled to find exactly where the tour was leaving from and made it 20 minutes after it was supposed to start but of course it hadn't yet left. The morning tour took us around a lot of different market areas in areas we would have got completely lost in and saw all different produce. We ended the tour at the main ...
... shamanistic tools. It was an amazing display, but there was a bit too much pottery for my liking. How many vases and bowls can one look at, even if they are thousands of years old? After heading out of the museum, I realised I had used all the data on my phone. As I use my phone so much for things like google maps and translate etc, I knew I needed to top up immediately. But hey, all the rigmarole I had been through before registering, etc, I got this! ...
First non-revenue trip with my delta internship
Completely hectic because of storms and misconnects to Argentina and Peru
Economy comfort on the way there
Rode with the crew to the crew hotel
Walked around the city
Ate empanadas and desserts
Tallest building in South America
Hiked up San Cristóbal to see "Jesus Statue" that ended up really being the ...
... neither of us had quite appreciated, seemingly going on as far as the eye could see. A fresh dump of snow on the mountains did the scenery no harm either. Perched on the top of the hill is the statue of the Virgen de la Inmaculada Concepcíon who gazes out over Santiago. A lunch of empañadas on the top before we took the funicular back down again spotting a well dressed Llama at the bottom!
The rest of the day ...