DAY 34; Viña del Mar, Che Legarto April 4th 2011 We left Santiago at 11am and took a 2 hour bus to Viña del Mar. First impressions were not brilliant, bit scruffy. We headed out of the bus station in search of our hostel by foot- it only seemed a small walk from the station. Half an hour and 18 hills later we arrived all sweaty to the hostel.
We checked in then headed out for a walk. Bearing in mind Viña is on the coast and we were hoping ... read more
South America » Chile » Valparaíso Region » Viña del Mar 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
Me and Laura are attempting to do our last bit of backpacking before we retire.
India and South America are the chosen destinations.
Fingers crossed we'll be able to eat and sleep somewhere relatively decent on our pitiful budget!! ... full info