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Argentina y Chile: Part Three (Santiago)

After visiting Argentina I fly over the Andes to Santiago, Chile, where I visit the neighborhood where the famous poet Pablo Neruda lived -- bohemian Barrio Bellavista -- explore the sights in downtown Santiago, and travel into the Maipo Valley, one of the world's premier wine regions, to visit the vineyard Concha y Toro.

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