The Bar at Pablo Neruda’s Home, Santiago, Chile

neruda bar santiagoThe Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, was famous for his parties, which we were told, often started in this bar at his Santiago home. The home itself was called La Chascona, after his nickname for his lover Matilde Urrutia. Chascona means “tangled one,” a name he gave her because of her curly red hair.

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