Tag Archives: Chile

Wineries in Chile

We spent our last day in Chile touring the southern Colchagua wine valley which is about 100 miles south of Santiago at the foot of the Andes mountains. We started with a private home tour and tasting at Vina Bisquertt … Continue reading

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Introduction to Easter Island

Easter Island (proper name is Isla de Pascua) is actually called Easter Island as the island was discovered by a modern (Dutch) seafarer (Captain Rogovan) on Easter. Currently, only 6,000 people live on the island and it is visited by … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Santiago Chile!

Próspero Año Nuevo! (No more fiscal cliffs in 2013!) We are celebrating the end of the year in Santiago, Chile with the local downtown crowd and enjoying a great meal and great weather in the southern hemisphere. We are staying … Continue reading

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The Cultural Santiago

We relaxed and toured around Santiago a little more today…visiting the artistic areas in town where famous poets, actors, artists, etc. have and continue to live:    We also visited the Presidential Palace: …along with a nice climb up into … Continue reading

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A tour around Santiago Chile

We just arrived in Chile and started a tour.  It is a Catholic holiday today in Chile. We toured around the city today and sampled the local wine and snacks. A view from the hills above the city The Presidential … Continue reading

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A few pics from Chile

Nothing fancy, but the weather is gorgeous and relaxing for December. Ran around the local downtown park with Running Chile running club this morning 🙂   Will be posting pics periodically on Skydrive: http://sdrv.ms/XlHYJa       

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Shopping in Santiago

Chile is very different than other countries in South America…other than you need to know Spanish. This is no American tourist trap and if you don’t know Spanish…it is not easy to get around.  The Grand Hyatt is a fantastic … Continue reading

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