Day 26 Humberstone

I booked us a rental car so we could go to Humberstone for the morning. The Thrifty was a few blocks away and we picked up our little car. It’s manual (neither of us has driven a manual for almost 3 years) and they drive on the wrong side of the road here and almost…

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Day 25 – EarthQuake

After a good sleep-in after yesterday’s long bus trip we went for a wander around the town and to look for some lunch. There’s a long ‘boardwalk’ along the coast. There’s a bunch of construction going on all along here which I’m guessing is getting ready for summer. They’re adding some nice timber walkways and…

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Day 24–ANZ Outage and Bus Change Fun

Sleep-in after yesterday. Tomorrow we head off but not till 9:30pm and have to check out at 12 so we’re trying to find options to keep us amused. Then I notice we could get an alternate bus but it’s not “direct”. We can’t book online which is really odd. So we pop out for lunch…

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Day 23–Tour Day

Today was a long day. We did a big tour of some of the main sites. First main stop was at the old bell tower and we saw the nun from the church across the road climb the ladder and ring it. Next up Tropic of Capricorn. Pass some vicunas. Next we arrived at some…

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Day 22 Checking Out the Desert

Saturday morning we had a bit of a sleep in after lots of travel it starts to catch up with you. We have the biggest bed I’ve ever seen. It’s like sleeping in a bed by yourself the other person is so far away and we’re used to sleeping in a King. The afternoon was…

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Day 1–Saturday To Santiago

Today we are officially on holidays. After booking this trip over 14 months in advance it has been a slow countdown. It’s been a long first day getting up at 5am to get to the airport in Brisbane, to catch our flight to Sydney. Then a quick change of airports before jumping on our next…

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