Tag Archives: Santiago

Day 111 – Goodbye South America

I’m feeling very sad today as its our last day in South America but at the same time excited to be heading to a new country, New Zealand. I love this region and I’ve had an amazing 3 and a … Continue reading

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Day 110 – Student protests and Mexican food in Chile

It’s our penultimate day in South America and we decided to continue exploring the area but with a view to do a little shopping.  With our flight to New Zealand tomorrow night, we were looking to buy some wine for John’s Auntie … Continue reading

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Day 101 – Santiago free walking tour

We decided to take in a free walking tour of Santiago – see http://freetoursantiago.cl/portada.html for details – after John ranted on about how good the walking tour in Buenos Aries was. We started the tour at the Plaza de Armas, which is … Continue reading

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Day 100 – San Cristóbal Hill in Santiago

Not wanting to waste another day travelling, we caught an early bus ride to Santiago and were dropped off at the station by the hostel owners who were taking their kid to school. Saved on the taxi fee so a … Continue reading

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Day 98 – Bus to Chillán and the usual getting lost argument

We decided our next stop would be Chillán which would act as a halfway point to Santiago, however it was still 440 km and around 8 hours on the bus – a little more bearable than the 15 / 18 hours … Continue reading

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