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Offline mrnyc

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Chile: Isla Negra & Cajón del Maipo
« on: October 30, 2017, 07:05:05 PM »
isla negra & cajon del maipo, chile



isla negra and cajon del maipo are examples of nice day trips you can take in chile as they are just a few hours outside of valparaiso and santiago -- enjoy!




isla negra is not an island, but a small town that lies along the pacific about two hours south of valparaiso. It is best known for the pablo neruda casa museum, one of his three homes. neruda himself named it after an out-cropping of dark rocks behind his house. unfortunately, but understandably, you are not allowed to take photos in the neruda house museums, but enjoy a look around.

https://fundacionneruda.org/en/museums-houses/isla-negra-museum-house/
























this is the most famous view  ----  behind neruda’s house















pacific oceanside gravesite of matilda y pablo



















front of the neruda estate










around town











fun hostel bus stop ad










not our bus  ----  a local coastal bus










last is from the bus ride ---> this is chilean wine country between isla negra & valparaiso






















cajon del maipo is a scenic area in the andes east of santiago.
it takes a couple hours to reach as the road winds up into the mountains.
if you like hiking, it’s a great day trip option from santiago.

https://www.keteka.com/destinations/cajon-del-maipo/

































glacier up there  ---  i believe the area we are headed to is the el yeso reservoir








































stopping off on the way back for a picnic




















empanada pitstop













torre constanera back in santiago










***  i hope you liked a look around isla negra and cajon del maipo --- popular sites, yet somewhat off the beaten path day trips in chile  ***



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Re: Chile: Isla Negra & Cajón del Maipo
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 11:32:02 PM »
Great shots!
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