Tasting Day

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSF4128_thumb-190x150.jpg

26th Nov. 2016 After hearing about a day tasting tour for US$150 pp, we decided to put together our DIY tasting day for a lot less! This involved walking to the next street and catching the local bus to Maipù, …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wine Not

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSC5427_thumb-190x128.jpg

25th Nov. 2016 We did start the day with a plan (well, an idea or two) – but somehow what we ended up doing wasn’t necessarily what we expected. Charitably, you could say that we were just being flexible and …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Over The Andes

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSC5383_thumb-190x128.jpg

24th Nov. 2016 I have been looking forward to today as we are heading over the Andes to Argentina. About a week ago we booked our bus tickets so we could have the panoramic front row seats on the upper …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Out And About In Santiago

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSC5376_thumb-130x190.jpg

23rd Nov. 2016 After yesterday’s guided walking tour, we opt for the self-guided version today – after all, we now have a total of 3 days experience in the city (over the last 4 years) and we think we know …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Let’s Walk

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSC5322_thumb-127x190.jpg

22nd Nov 2016 We have always enjoyed city walking tours, as they are interesting and you often learn facts not found in guide books and hear the opinions of the guide. Today we opted for the morning ‘Offbeat Santiago’ Tours4tips …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Return Visit

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSF4068_thumb-127x190.jpg

21st Nov. 2016 We’ll only visit four places on this trip that we’ve been to before and today we’re heading to the third of these – Santiago. (The first two were Playa del Carmen and Lima and the last is …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Volcanic Sand

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSC5214_thumb-190x128.jpg

20th Nov 2016 For the last day of our road trip we are off to Putu and Constitucion on the coast to see the grey volcanic sand. We carve up the rest of last night’s roast chicken for a packed …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Our Grand Tour

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/WP_20161119_11_10_06_Rich_LI__highres_thumb-190x128.jpg

19th Nov. 2016 Last night we watched the first episode of Grand Tour on Amazon Video – where Clarkson et al moved to when they were sacked by the BBC. It seems it isn’t just the presenters that moved over …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wine Country

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSF3852_thumb.jpg

18th Nov. 2016 Today we are heading for Santa Cruz in the Colchagua Valley famous for wine. It is back up the Pan American highway retracing our steps of yesterday to begin with and then heading north west. In planning …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Our Two Favourite Attractions

https://www.thehornseys.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/DSF3845_thumb-190x128.jpg

17th Nov. 2016 Tempting as it is just to replay the entire Monty Python Spanish Inquisition sketch, I’ll confine myself to stating that our two favourite attractions are cemeteries and railway museums – and markets, and churches, and breweries / …

Posted in Latin America 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment