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A metal rendition of old Santiago map, embedded in the Plaza des Armas
Wines of Argentina and Chile - Santiago, 2013 Sunday March 24

March 24th 2013
We drove through the deserted streets of central Santiago – virtually unpopulated on a non-business-day morning. At least the bus could go slowly as we surveyed statues and buildings from Chile’s heyday – about 1910, its centennial. Lots of money came from mining nitrites (guano) until the Germans ... read more
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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
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