Travel Blogs from Vina del Mar
... place is our best option. Waiting for our food we fall into a serious spiral that starts with laughing and ends with complete lack of composure until stir fry veggies and chop suey call us back to Earth. The happy day comes to end at our social hostel, as we fall asleep to the sound of our bunkmates, apparently 10 guys currently best friends, pregaming the night out, already post volume ...
We were picked up by our guide Lucy and driver, José, at 10.00 for a drive round the city to get an overview then on to Veña del Mar, the seaside part of Valparaiso where people come from Santiago to spend their holidays. It's much cleaner than Valpo ( as it's called here & easier to type) and has some lovely beaches and tree lined squares. Also a rocky area in the sea where we could see sea lions ...
... and drank, and the bill came to seven pounds each!
Once back at the hostel, we tucked into the wine we had bought, and spent the night finding the more ridiculous videos on YouTube, our favourite being the famous ‘Gap Yah’ video taking the p*ss out of gap year travellers. If you haven’t seen it, just type ‘Gap Yah’ into the YouTube search function, it’s so true of so many characters we have met on this trip.
... the mix and we all got to pick some. I took 3. Then we ate empanadas and split into teams and played games like carrying an egg on a spoon in your mouth and other sorts. My team did not win, but we had the most team spirit. We were called the misfits because we were all on other teams and they decided to make one more team so they pulled us all from different teams and put us together. But i kinda liked it because i got to ...
... to book my busticket to Santiago, I could only go the same night or stay until the weekend! So I took the ticket for the same night and literally ran back to the hostel; I had just given them all my clothes to wash. Unfortunately the laundryservice already picked them up!! The receptionist called them to request them to bring me back my clothes early. They did, all drama for nothing ofcourse, but I was a little stressed out since the busticket was pretty expensive (45 euros). ...
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Ik lig in de kamer aan de straatkant en door druk verkeer heel veel lawaai. Ook wanneer er in de andere kamers gedoucht wordt, hoor ik in mijn kamer het geklop van de pomp die druk op het water zet.
De service is hier zeer vriendelijk en het ontbijt is uitgebreid.
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