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Day 2 in Santiago

The City Walk

sunny 84 °F

Today was walking the city to feel the vibe. Wow what a big city. We ended up on the double decker bus to see the whole city and to get some reference points. I would recommend this is you want to get a good basic feel for the different parts. Santiago is a big, busy city. It remind me of New York, or LA. Lots of people, and the cars will run you over.

I personal don't like a city that big. I feel like a ant trying to make it way through the maze. We did however had great food all day.

I took my 50mm with me to shot the sites. It was a little narrow for some shots. The one thing that I keep hearing all day is keep you camera very close. I good advise in this town. In fact if I had to do it over again, I would have taking a point and shot or just used my phone. But of course I forgot to charge it and it was a brick all day. Plus At@T does not get the bet connection or at least for me.

We walked most of the day. Seeing people go to work on a Monday and come back home. Funny thing is, it all the same. I'm just happy I"m on vacation.

Tomorrow it's off to the beach and Posada BellaMare Bellavista 740, Renaca, Vina del Mar, 2540035 Chile

I guess I better rest up

Posted by B4Root 19:04 Archived in Chile

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