- Falkland Islands to Santiago6th April
Today we had to farewell the Falkland Islands. We were sad to leave as this has actually been a big highlight for us and we had not been prepared for that. We love it here. We could easily live Posted by shaneandnicola in Shane and Nicola's latest adventure | Apr 7, 2013
- Patagonia -to the penguins!THANKFULLY our luck changed for the better once we decided to go to Patagonia! After our 22 hour bus to Santiago we legged it to the airport where we managed to buy a ticket at 1pm for a flight to Posted by Julie Kavanagh in Beyond the harbour | Apr 7, 2013
- San Pedro - The tourist TRAP!So we arrive in San Pedro, Chile with the plan of 'EASILY' hopping on a bus to Salta that night...
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/549036/DSC0 Posted by Julie Kavanagh in Beyond the harbour | Apr 5, 2013
- Chapter #7: Head to headHi everybody!
This entry won't probably very long, but I feel the need to write a chapter about it. The reason is that tonight I will leave South America, and head west towards Asia, making a few stops on the way. Posted by jack87jack in Spinning around | Apr 1, 2013
- Lagunas and FlamingosToday I went on a tour to the Salar de Atacama, the largest salt flat in Chile.
In the middle of the flat is a lagoon wh Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 27, 2013
- Around San Pedro de AtacamaToday was a more mellow day hanging around San Pedro de Atacama and making one small excursion to Pukara de Quitor, some prehistoric ruins of the Atacameño people then taken over by the Incas and then the Spanish.
First, my friends Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 27, 2013
- Up to the geysersToday I got up at 3:15 AM to get a 4:00 AM bus to the geysers. It was probably a bit much since I slept in a bus the night before but I was hanging out with a couple Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 26, 2013
- San Pedro de AtacamaWe got a night bus to San Pedro de Atacama - slightly more luxourious than the N47 but takes a bit longer (17 hours)! We didn`t get much sleep on the bus but at least there were some good films Posted by Ninirock in Nini and Emma Take on South America | Mar 25, 2013
- Valle De La LunaThis afternoon, I took a bikeride to Valle de la Luna, a 12 km ride from San Pedro de Atacama where I am staying. I started off with an argentinian couple and we got lost about 3 times trying Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 25, 2013
- Now I am really in the desertIn the last 25 hours or so I have gone from Valle De Elqui, an oasis in the desert, to San Pedro De Atacama, the desert.
It all started with a 2 hour ride out of the valle de Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 24, 2013
- How’s the serenity – Torres del Paine
The main reason for our sail south was to stroll the ‘Big W’ in the infamous Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, which attracts 150,000 punters each year. For those unacquainted Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Mar 23, 2013
- Valle de ElquiThe past few days I have been staying in Valle de Elqui, a valley oasis in a desert. It is a capital of pisco, a distilled alcohol made from grapes. I stayed in Pisco Elqui, a small laid Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 22, 2013
- Viña Del Mar and more ValpoI went with a friend to the neighboring city of Viña del Mar. It is a posh resort community 5 minutes from Valparaiso.
Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 20, 2013
- ChileWhen we arrived in San Pedro de Atacama after our 3 day trip through the desert, we had to pass through border control. Once again, Annabel was stopped for possessing illegal fruit. After not too long, we were Posted by ourbonvoyage in Our Bon Voyage | Mar 20, 2013
- ValparaisoI had heard many things about Valparaiso. I heard recommendations to skip it and people who loved it. It seemed like such a polarizing place. Thus, I decided to check it out.
Valparaiso a city of about a Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 18, 2013
- La SerenaWe left Valparaiso and got the bus to a seaside town of La Serena. We experienced our first bit of pick-pocketing on the bus but all he got away with is Alex's hoody!
The view out the window was really Posted by Ninirock in Nini and Emma Take on South America | Mar 18, 2013
- ValparaisoWe had a short bus journey from Santiago to Valparaiso. We met up with Alex at the hostel and went out to explore the multicoloured hillside town. Valparaiso used to be one of the most important ports before the panama Posted by Ninirock in Nini and Emma Take on South America | Mar 17, 2013
- SantiagoWe left Mendoza and Argentina behind us as we head into the Andes to reach Santiago. We passed glaciers and ski resorts that are used in the winter when the Andes are covered in snow and when the only way Posted by Ninirock in Nini and Emma Take on South America | Mar 17, 2013
- SantiagoSantiago is a very crowded bustling city but it also has a lot of parks and increadible weather (80 and sunny every day), at least at this time of the year.
[img=http://photos.traveller Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 17, 2013
- Patagonia, Chile: Torres del Paine
Featured in most guide books of South America, the trekking in the Patagonian national park of Torres del Paine is known to be one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. With the op Posted by jessho in Tour de America del Sur | Mar 16, 2013
- 42 below through to 51 belowThis is a delayed blog due to lack of internet availability recently - it also means it is quite long... Soz about that!
Wow the scenery on the trip from Mendoza to Santiago – it has to b Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Mar 16, 2013
- Carretera AustralAfter gorging ourselves and becoming acquainted with the Argentinian Malbec and Torrontes, we crossed into Chile just north of Temuco. We headed to the city to get some money, food and car parts. When taking out money, I usually search Posted by SusieMiller in Head South | Mar 15, 2013
- First day in Santiago
The overnight busride from Pucon to Santiago was 10 hours and I expected it to be 13. I was asleep when we got to the bus station. My first order of business was to get Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 14, 2013
- They say lightening doesn't strike twice. Well could you believe it! !!!!!!
After getting over our little escapade of having our bags stolen at Santiago on the 10th January at the bus terminal, we got a lovely apartment in one of the nicer districts on our Posted by Loodersatlarge in loodersatlarge | Mar 13, 2013
- Parque Nacional HuerquehueAs Pucon grew on me I decided to stay 2 extra days in Pucon after climbing the volcano. The weather is good now and I wanted to spend a day in one of Chile’s nicest forests. Everyone was Posted by solorooster in The Rooster's Solo Adventure | Mar 13, 2013