Our vacations in Chile

Downtown Santiago

Accompany us on a tour through downtown Santiago, and come shopping for hand-made native products and affordable wine. It is easy to see that Chile is an important producer of excellent wine.

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Plaza de Italia in the newer part of the city
Plaza de Armas is the centre of the old city
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In the middle of the city rises the St. Lucia hill
Climbing to the top of St. Lucia hill
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An Inca statue on top of St. Lucia hill contrasts
with a modern Skyscraper
View of the city center from St. Lucia hill
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Along Pio Nono street is the Bohemian area of Santiago,
frequented by students and artists
Instead in mugs, refreshingly cold beer is served in
towering beer pipes
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Downtown pedestrian shopping area
Jola's favorite activity is shopping for handcrafted
jewelry and other items
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Abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables in the
Central Mercado
A difficult choice!

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Last updated: 10 December 2010 by Bernd