Days 55 - 57 Santiago January 18th 2011 We really liked Santiago from the moment we arrived until we left unfortunately only 2 days later. We would have liked to have stayed longer and seen more but packed a lot in while we could.
The drive over there from Mendoza had been billed as being one of the best journeys in South America and it did not disappoint. We had been supposed to go on a day trip up to the high Andes the day before ... 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