- Final thoughts and Observations about ChileWe have a week left on our trip here and have mostly been hanging out around the house, doing our Spanish lessons, eating good food, watching crime shows and the basketball playoffs on TV, and I´ve taught myself how to Posted by Delaney..Jennie in The Southern Andes | May 24, 2012
- Chile - San Pedro De AtacamaThe crossing from Salta to San Pedro De Atacama over the Andes was amazing. We climbed to 4,500m, passed an array of colourful mountains, landscapes and Salt Flats. The bus seemed to climb forever before reaching the Argentinian border. This Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Apr 23, 2012
- Volcan Villarrica- aren't you just Beautiful xMonday April 9th, 2012
I love my Tio Lucho. Today he is taking us to the base of Volcan Villarrica. This amazing Volcano is one of Chile's most active volcanos. You can tell by the smoke coming out of it from Posted by chumpette84 in The fantastic tales of Chumpette | Apr 9, 2012
- And now we've come to the end...Chile was just a superb trip. I’m sure we speak for all of us in saying it triumphs New York by a landslide. How do you forge some of the greatest bonds among like-minded people? Obviously, you take 14 of Posted by fellows13 in Chilean Adventure | May 21, 2012
- Zip LiningIt doesn’t really get much better than this. White water rafting in the morning, carving a beautiful path through the Andes; a delectable dinner in the afternoon, followed by zip lining. Cascada de Las Animas is such an incredible place. Posted by fellows13 in Chilean Adventure | May 19, 2012
- Valdivia and NieblaSunday 8th April, 2012
Valdivia was also victim to the 1960 Earthquake and many of its buildings were severely damaged in the event. The Earthquake, the most powerful ever recorded, at a magnitude of 9.5, generated Tsunamis that affected Japan and Posted by chumpette84 in The fantastic tales of Chumpette | Apr 8, 2012
- Good Friday Empanadas- Mehuin and QueuleFriday April 6th, 2012
Lucky for us, the last few days have been lovely. The suns been shining and the weather has been exceptionally warm, considering we are very close to winter. Today however, the skies have turned and the cold Posted by chumpette84 in The fantastic tales of Chumpette | Apr 6, 2012
- BoliviaSo since we have last blogged its been a while. After the Inca trail we left Cusco and headed to Lake Titiacaca to a town called Puno. Here we did a day tour of the floating reed islands, which was Posted by vickismith in Tales from the Travels of Vicki & Claire | May 18, 2012
- CodelcoOur day started bright and early with a leisurely walk through the city to Codelco, a major mining corporation here in Santiago. These walks are always enjoyable, because every day there’s a new sight to take in. By now, we Posted by fellows13 in Chilean Adventure | May 17, 2012
- Chile - OsornoAfter a good sleep in a comfortable but slightly odd Hospedaje (the owner didn't seem to want guests), we ate breakfast and headed into the town centre. There was not a lot to do in Osorno, so we just checked Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 17, 2012
- Chile - Valparaiso and Vina Del MarWe didn´t really know what do expect with Valparaiso and after being spooked by the odd beings near the bus station, it seemed a bit strange. After a taxi to the hostel that view quickly changed.
Winding, narrow and steep streets Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Apr 2, 2012
- Chile - SantiagoSantiago, the capital of Chile. A huge city which had a great vibe, rivalling that of Buenos Aires.
We arrived early morning following a night bus from Pucon and and ended up staying in Santiago´s eastern suburbs with an Airbnb host Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 31, 2012
- Chile - PuconHeading deeper into volcano country, in the middle of the Chilean lakes district we arrived at the town of Pucon, which sits on the edge of lake (lago) Villarica, and is dwarfed by Volcano Villarica, lingering for anyone considering the Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 27, 2012
- Chile - Puerto MonttAfter an overnight ferry from Chaiten, sleeping in an armchair we arrived early in Puerto Montt and quickly scoured the town for a place to stay as the sun came up. Using a recommendation from the Lonely Planet we finally Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 15, 2012
- Chile - ChaitenA gorgeous day on the road heading north on the Careterra Austral, surrounded by lush green hillsides and waterfalls as we drove down the middle of the valley. We stopped off in small isolated towns along the way to stretch Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 13, 2012
- Chile - CoyhaiqueThe Carretera Austral, meaning ’Southern Road’, is one of the most isolated roads which runs along the south-western side of Chile. Nestled to the west of the Patagonian mountain range, this part of Chile receives an astonishing amount of Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 12, 2012
- Chile - Puerto Natales (and Torres Del Paine)The W Trek!
Time to head north again...we crossed back into Chile from the southernmost tip of Argentina and bussed up to Puerto Natales.
This town was full of hostels and restaurants...catering for the tourist crowd on the way through to Torres Posted by TheNomadWay.com in TheNomadWay.com | Mar 2, 2012
- Flight to Santiago Chile The plane trip one-round to Santiago, Chile is 1,060 from priceline.com
Leave may 22 return may 25.
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- Across the Andes AgainSo I am starting to think that South America does not want me to go mountain biking. I tried for the whole time in Mendoza and Salta to arrange a MTB tour with no luck. Ah well. I will stay Posted by colebowl in Busy Living | May 6, 2012
- Santiago and the EnvironsFor the last three weeks we have been busy exploring the areas around Santiago with relaxing days in the backyard inbetween. Grandpa (Tata Gil) and Grandma (Abuelita Annie) arrived two weeks ago and are headed back home today. This blog Posted by Delaney..Jennie in The Southern Andes | Apr 25, 2012
- Getting to know the area...Monday 2nd April, 2012
It's a glorious morning. The air is crispy, the sky is blue and the two cabin dogs that live and guard the premises of the cabins have come out for a play. It's about 9am and I Posted by chumpette84 in The fantastic tales of Chumpette | Apr 2, 2012
- Puerto VarasPuerto Varas was a 3hr local bus ride from Valdivia. A small town on the edge of Lago Llanquihue, overlooked by Volcan Osorna and again with an obvious German heritage. This is most evident in the 1915 Inglesia Posted by gavandkerryn in Gav & Kerryn in South America | Apr 21, 2012
- ValdiviaIt was only a 2 local bus ride from Pucon to get to Valdivia, the centre of German immigration during the 19th century. Beer, strudel and bratwurst abounds and this is why we came here. Not the most Posted by gavandkerryn in Gav & Kerryn in South America | Apr 19, 2012
- PuconPucon was our first stop in Southern Chile. It was a picturesque little town on the edge of Lago Villarrica with Volcan Villarrica overlooking it. It felt and looked a lot like a ski village in Switzerland or Posted by gavandkerryn in Gav & Kerryn in South America | Apr 18, 2012
- Viña Del MarViña Del Mar is just around the corner from Valparaiso, but it couldn't be more different. It was pretty much just like the Gold Coast; modern, clean, shopping malls, lots of apartment buildings, and all built right on the Posted by gavandkerryn in Gav & Kerryn in South America | Apr 15, 2012