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  • The funicular station in Bellavista
    The funicular station in Bellavista
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    Universidad de Chile - Paris Londres
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    My General Class
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  • 1. Cerro San Cristobal

    Located right in the middle of downtown Santiago, the Cerro Santa Lucía is a nice walk and retreat all the year round, as well as a good lookout for the city; its limits are the Alameda, and...

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  • 2. Hectour Service

    I recommend to everyone the guide services from Hector Medina. He is an experient guide who show us the nicest things from Santiago, Valparaíso and Viña del Mar...

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  • 3. what to do in vina and valparaiso

    there is a member who lives in vina del mar. you should check her out. just do a destination search in the top right search bar and it will show the members who...

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  • 4. Hector Tour Service

    If you are looking for a custom tour with a guide extremely professional, courteous and knows very well all regions, Hector Medina is the ideal guide.There are...

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  • 5. Learning Spanish

    In October 2007 I spent three weeks learning Spanish at ECELA (Escuelas y Centros de Espanol en Latin America) a private language school.I took combined classes...

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  • 6. Santiago Chile Eat Wine Guide

    I moved to Santiago a few months ago from NY with very little planning, and when I got here some internet searches led me to this e-guide, it was super helpful,...

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  • 7. Airport Arrival Reciprocity Fee

    At Arturo Merino Benitez Airport in Santiago there is an airport reciprocity fee that is charged to all citizens travelling on US, Mexico, Canada, Australia and...

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  • 8. Driving and Parking in Santiago

    Personally I don´t like to drive in Santiago as the people drive a little crazy but on the highways it isn´t so bad. Parking on the street is usually fine...

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  • 9. Rio Mapocho

    Santiago is located in a river valley in the area around the rivers Mapocho and Maipo. The Mapocho river runs through the city and has parks and walkways...

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  • 10. Clinics vs Hospitals for health care

    While living in Santiago I will be giving birth to my first baby at the Clinica Alemana. The Chilean health system has public hospitals and private clinics....

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  • 11. Caffee con Piernas

    While visiting Santiago our Dutch tour leader Andres told us about the best coffee in town. We did not really know what would follow; the he took us to a local...

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  • 12. Santiago at night

    When visiting a city, I always love to walk around at night to make pictures of the illuminated buildings.I did this the first night, I arrived in Santiago. I...

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  • 13. Reciprocity Tax when entereing Chile

    Citizens of many countries including USA and Australia can enter chile without a visa for up to 90 days. there is a reciprocity tax, charging the national the...

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  • 14. The Amazing Andes

    If you read my tourist trap tip, you already know that I didn't get to see much of the Andes, but every time their snowy peaks would appear as if magically in...

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  • 15. Junior Pan-American Karate Games

    Of course I had to write something about what brought me to Santiago in the first place: my nephew's participation at the Junior Pan-American Karate Games!...

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  • 16. Local people

    While walking around in Santiago I noticed that the local people do not have the typical indigenous looks as you see it while visiting Ecuador, Peru or Chili....

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  • 17. Santiago's central barrios

    Whilst you're unlikely to visit all of Santiago's 32 barrios - there are some you would be unwise to visit and others that are purely residential with little if...

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  • 18. The posh end of town

    Barrios Providencia and Las Condes are where you'll find the more well-heeled folk of Santiago. They'll tell you Las Condes is the most desirable area of the...

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  • 19. Santiago's beginnings

    When Pedro de Valvivia claimed the land we now know as Chile for Spain in 1541 he named it Nueva Extremadura after the most westerly province of his homeland -...

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  • 20. Santiago in Winter

    The winter in Santiago is from June to August and last year (2007) got down around zero during winter and even snowed a little bit one day but generally it...

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  • 21. Local Food

    We tried the local 'delicacy' Mote. It was basically peach flavoured tea with a pile of cooked wheat in the bottom topped off with a dried peach! Very bizarre....

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  • 22. The old and the new

    This photo sums up Santiago for me - the gracious and elaborate old colonial-era cathedral mirrored in the sparkling glass of a modern office building across...

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  • 23. Restrooms and Custody

    In the Terminal Alameda (buses) you can find clean restrooms (2nd floor) for CH$150 and Custody (what they call Custodia), where for CH$1600/day you can leave...

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  • 24. Sermatur in the Airport

    If you are willing to get information and maps from Sermatur at Santiago's airport, pay attention because their booth if located just before the X-Ray machines,...

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  • 25. City streets and mountain views

    With so much of the city being quite new or heavily restored as a consequence of the disastrous earthquake of 1960, and its generally conservative appearance,...

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