Splendid Santiago and the Smog June 7th 2013 Friday 31 May to Monday 3 June
I arrived to torrential rain for the start of my stay in Chile's capital, Santiago. After taking the Metro to the stop near my hostel in the Barrio Brasil area I decided that rain protection for Little and Large were the most important. So the bag cover went on Large and my raincoat went on Little. Result: I got drowned!
Sadly there was a 7 hour wait ... 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
Hailing from York in England, I'm a past resident of Edinburgh and London. I'm embarking on a long-held dream to tour South America, having got a taste for for travel with shorter trips to New Zealand and Cuba. I've no doubts it's going to change me...Fascinating and diverse cultures, a dance scene that I cannot wait to indulge in and landscapes to blow the mind. All I can hope is that my blog does it justice!!!!... full info