Travel Blogs from Santiago
... Cathedral and admired the decorative ceilings and marble statues.
We stopped for a beer and a rest in one of the main malls and then returned to the hotel for a short rest. This day seems to be going on forever. Later we went down to the bar in the hotel and joined Ken and Lois and Brian and KIm for a couple of drinks and eventually a pizza. Good conversation and conviviality took us though to late enough to return to bed.
... for this and managed to get the fires out as fast as possible and catch the culprits. Willie told me that a previous arsonist who had been caught had explained he liked starting fires so he could watch the helicopters dump water on them in an attempt to control it and to see the stream produced. I met up with Willie and Magda at 7 pm at Francisco bilbao as they were heading to a nearby park for a circle dancing open session, Magda is a teacher of ...
... than happy to intervene these days. I think Chile helped us out during the
Falklands, so maybe that has something to do with it. Will have to do some
After educating ourselves for the morning we headed, via the
worlds busiest and hottest clothes shop (my idea of hell), to the fish market.
Seafood and fish is to the Chileans what Steak is to the Argentinians, and the
fish market in Santiago is apparently not to be missed. I have never been to
The plan today is to fly to Santiago from Calama. To make a good use of the morning, we drive our pick up truck to the Valley of the Moon, right next to our oasis. The park is managed by the native people and they explain to us where the main points and nicest views are. It really seems like we're walking on the moon, but I am not sure if there is so much salt ...
... their dinner and hung out with them while they cooked and ate with Jo joining us as well. As the saying goes, “one thing leads to another” and the next thing we know its 1am and we’ve all decide to go to “Club Principle”, literally two buildings away from the hostel. Being the only female in our group going I wasn’t surprised when I turned out to be one of a handful of females in the club as yes indeed it was a gay club ...