Santiago the First November 4th 2014 I have been in South America a few days now, so it’s about time I did the first blog for this trip. On Sunday I left Sydney, bound for Santiago. The flight went fine, but ultimately uneventful. I didn’t get much sleep, but I did get a little bit. It was strange to be landing at 11:30am on the same day that I had left Sydney at 9:30am!
I was met at the airport by a lady named Carol ... 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
I am from Sydney, Australia. Despite working in IT, my main interest when travelling is history - particularly military history. As such, I tend to visit a lot of castles.
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