Stop 10: Santiago de Chile September 22nd 2010 After all the activity in Mendoza we were in need of a rest and so planned to have some down time in Santiago and have really enjoyed it. Of all the big cities we've been to Santiago is the most progressive and in some ways has felt like home away from home.
We stayed in Bellavista the 'bohemian' barrio of the city. It is a nice area to spend an afternoon with lots of cafes, bars and restau ... 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