EN ROUTE | IMAGE GALLERIES FROM THE PLACES WE GO, THE THINGS WE DO, SEE, AND LEARN FROM.

COLCHAGUA VALLEY/SANTA CRUZ + VALPARAISO, CHILE | Oct 16 + 27, 2014

The bottoms of the vines are bare, so the vines look suspended.

The amazing award-winning VIU ONE wine!

VIU Manet winery.

View from the Santa Cruz hills.

Hills around Santa Cruz.

Marco riding a charrete at Laura Hartwig winery.

Laura Hartwig winery.

The tasting at Laura Hartwig is outdoors!

Ossobuco!

Montgras winery.

Montgras winery - built to look older.

We tasted amazing wines at Montgras.

My favorite at Montgras.

So many wines, so little time.

View of the vines at Montgras.

Bella Vista B&B in Santa Cruz.

Bella Vista B&B in Santa Cruz.

The stunning Casa Silva vines.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva wines.

Casa Silva wine tasting was simple, expensive, but delicious.

Beautiful colonial style floor at the Casa Silva restaurant.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Sila has an outstanding restaurant. We had dishes like this "choclo" (corn) cream.

Quince anyone?

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva winery.

Casa Silva winery.

View of the Andes from Casa Silva winery.

Valparaiso - the excellent Il Paparazzo bistro.

Valparaiso - the excellent Il Paparazzo bistro.

Valparaiso - the excellent Il Paparazzo bistro.

Valparaiso - the excellent Il Paparazzo bistro.

Valparaiso is an explosion of colors and street art.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

Valparaiso.

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LAS CRUCES & CASABLANCA VALLEY, CHILE | Oct 14, 2014

Empanadas! Home-made by Juan, the beach house caretaker.

Fresh strawberries from the local market.

Casa de Verano.

The Chilean flag, sunset style.

Sunset.

Sunset.

Sunset.

Sunset with Havaianas.

Sunset.

Protect the environment.

Ls Cruces bungalows.

Laundry room at the beach house.

Pool.

Pool.

Pool.

Front porch.

Back porch with wine.

Clothespins.

Route to Casablanca Valley.

Moo.

View of Casablanca Valley from Indomita Winery.

Indomita winery.

Quintay winery: fantastic.

Wine tasting at Quintay.

Quintay.

Quintay: ultra modern architecture.

Quintay.

Wine tasting at Emiliana Winery, the only 100% organic.

Wine and cheese tasting at Emiliana Winery.

Casas del Bosque Winery.

Casas del Bosque Winery.

Casas del Bosque Winery.

Wine tasting at Casas del Bosque Winery.

Casablanca Valley vines.

Matetic Winery.

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SANTIAGO, CHILE | Oct 7, 2014

Emporio La Rosa - one of the best 25 ice creams in the world!

The Pisco Sour in Chile is different - 70% alcoholic content as opposed to 45% in Peru.

I guess I earned that somewhat.

MacIver Street in Downtown Santiago.

Newsstand in Santiago Centro.

The Wall Street District in Santiago. It's a mini replica of NY City.

The Wall Street District in Santiago.

The Wall Street District in Santiago.

Flags at the Presidential Palace.

Plaza de Armas.

Plaza de Armas.

Specialty hot dogs at HOGS.

HOGS.

Museo de Bellas Artes.

View from our tiny apartment at Larrista neighborhood.

Pablo Neruda's home - "La Chascona."

Pablo Neruda's home - "La Chascona."

Pablo Neruda's home - "La Chascona."

Pablo Neruda's home - "La Chascona."

Funicular at Cerro San Cristobal.

View of Santiago from the top of Cerro San Cristobal.

Offerings at Cerro San Cristobal.

Offerings at Cerro San Cristobal.

Cerro San Cristobal.

Barrio Bella Vista.

Park near Lastarria.

Across from our balcony in Lastarria.

Wild Boar at Sur Patagonia restaurant.

Basilica in Santiago.

Basilica in Santiago.

Basilica in Santiago.

Best chicken sandwich at De La Barra Bistro.

De La Barra Bistro.

De La Barra Bistro.

De La Barra Bistro.

View from the entrance at Cerro Santa Lucia.

Cerro Santa Lucia.

Cerro Santa Lucia.

Spectacular view from Cerro Santa Lucia.

Cerro Santa Lucia.

Cerro Santa Lucia.

Cerro Santa Lucia.

Cerro Santa Lucia.

Old Fire Station in Lastarria.

Across from Museo Bellas Artes.

Alameda in Lastarria.

HOGS.

Delicious pizza across from our apartment.

Bookstore in Lastarria.

Sur Patagonia restaurant in Lastarria.

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