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... walked towards the town centre, past couple of churches and through some nice streets with shops and cafes, to Plaza de Armas, the main square. A little further on we arrived at Mercado La Recova which now has handicrafts stalls on the ground floor and food stalls upstairs which are not recommended by locals.
Next to the Mercado was a supermarket, we seemed to be drawn into the shop and walked the aisles without buying anything, just marveling at all the ...
... around the fire at the hostel, someone would play unkown folk songs on the guitar and harmonica, and the Chileans would sing and sometimes perform the cueca, a traditional Chilean dance performed with a partner and a dish cloth.
It was during these nights that I was told about the notorious trauco, a mythical creature from Chiloè, southern Chile, known for luring in Chilean women and leaving them pregnant. Also a very popular alibi ...
2. C******nay 2012
Clear and bright. Buttery, creamy nose. Clean, integrated, soft and balanced with great minerality.
3. Viognier 2013
Clear and bright. Quite a tropical nose. Rich, creamy, medium acid and good texture.
4. Muscat 2013
Clear and bright, very floral nose. Dry, crisp, rich.
5. Carménère 2011
Vey intense. Black fruits, warm spice. Rich, intense, long, ...
Getting around Chile as a foreigner can be a real pain in the ass. You are unable to buy bus tickets online as only nationals with a local id number and Chilean credit card can do so. This means that you have to physically visit a bus office to get your tickets, but when you find yourself in a backwater little village with no bus offices, well, you're **** out of luck.
So around 1:30 ...
... and ventured into the Elqui Valley, an hour away by bus. So, on Sunday morning, after a relaxing breakfast and my first run around town, we walked to the bus terminal and caught the next bus to Vicuña, a low key town, population 24,000, famous for its climate, perfect for growing grapes and specifically well known for its pisco grapes and local distillery. Upon arrival, we noticed that the apparently,normally tranquil central plaza had been transformed for the ...