Back to Santiago for a few last days... December 16th 2009 Santiago Dec. 14 - 16
We arrived to Santiago very early in the morning and headed to the nice hostel we had made home the last times we were here, but they were booked up. We left our bags and found a nearby hotel with similar prices, but much worse facilities. We were just happy to have a place to sleep as the sun rose. After a good nap we went downtown with plans to find out optio ... read more
South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info