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Vines, vines everywhere!  

Vines, vines everywhere!

... but not a pisco to drink?
Heading to Pisco Country- La Serena & Valle de Elqui

October 5th 2013
My next destination was La Serena, situated about 500km to the north of Santiago. It's the capital of the Coquimbo region and is the second oldest city in Chile. I planned to use it as a stepping off point before heading to the Valle de Elqui- an important area for the production of pisco (grape brandy), the base for the very popular pisco sour, national drink of Chile- and Peru. In addition, ... read more
South America » Chile » Coquimbo Region » Pisco Elqui

Chilean Flag 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
14th November 2013

Hello Sue, my mom and I have really enjoied your block. I´d wish a would be more of a writer and done the same for my trip through Europe :(. Anyways, I totally agree with you about the "not education" to conserve nature and to be responsable for our garbage. It´s one of the biggest problmes in CHile. I wish you the best for your trip. We´ll be sending you pictures from our proyect soon. Take care!!
17th November 2013

Hi in Valparaiso!
Heh Sara- glad you're both enjoying the blog. The comment about the garbage wasn't meant as a criticism (not my place) but as an observation. Looking forward to seeing the results of the project!!

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