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FLEW TO SANTIAGO, CHILE



Funicular ride up to San Cristobal Hill













Statue of Virgin Mary donated by France in 1920's



The view of Santiago at night with the mountains in the background





DINNER AT ONE QUAINT AND
AUTHENTIC RESTAURANT






Empanadas as an appetizer



Hugh learned how to make a Chilean Pisco drink.













SANTIAGO'S MAIN SQUARE



ASL Interpreter Bobbi Post (right) joined in.



The statue of Valdivia, the Spanish conquistador, who founded Santiago in 1541.




Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, built in 1745.












The Presidential Palace



COUSINO PALACE



Old palace owned by a wealthy spanish-portuguese family.
The architecture is a mix of spanish and french style.  No picture inside
but here are some of the pictures from the internet that we saw.


Main entrance


Tea room, with its Louis XVI style furniture, laminated
with gold and garnished with Genoese velvet.


Inside view of the Winter Garden.


The Bavarian baroque style Great Dining Room with
walnut furniture and cordovan tapestries.


Great Dining Room walnut cabinets.



MUSEUM OF PRE-COLUMBIAN ART
(The study and display of pre-Columbian artworks
and
artifacts from Central and South America)




















After the museum, we saw an on-going demonstration.



LOS DOMINICOS
HANDICRAFT VILLAGE WITH LUNCH








Meat Empanadas



Chilean hot dog with avocado trimmings







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