Category Archives: Chile

Patagonia

Puerto Natales and Torres del Paine National Park, Chile After a very enjoyable stay in Puerto Varas, Chile, we set off for the much-anticipated next leg of our trip. This would be the single biggest jump we had made to … Continue reading

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Puerto Varas & Chiloé Island, Chile

Puerto Varas When our time in Bariloche was up, we headed back east again through the ashen wasteland and over the Andes back into Chile. For those of you keeping score at home this would account for our third and … Continue reading

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Chilean Lake District

After spending a week in Santiago resting, resupplying, and enjoying the company of good friends, I was anxious to get back to the wander. Four months into this trip my powerful lust for the open road has somehow yet to … Continue reading

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Valparaiso/Santiago

Valparaiso Valparaiso, an hour north of Santiago, is a city with soul. It is so different then any of the other Chilean cities we have visited thus far. The population is approximately 800,000 so it is not like the small towns we have been … Continue reading

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Bahia Inglesa/Elqui Valley/La Serena

Bahia Inglesa Bahia Inglesa is a popular summertime Chilean beach vacation spot. Since it was still early Spring when we rolled into town though, it was rather quiet and very cold while we were there. One morning, as we were … Continue reading

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San Pedro de Atacama/Antofagasta

Welcome to Chile! At the end of our three-day 4×4 trip in Bolivia our vehicle dropped us off at the frontier with Chile. Imagine climbing at 14er in Colorado in the middle of nowhere only to come across a border … Continue reading

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