Monthly Archives: October 2011


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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Salar de Uyuni 3 day 4×4 Trip

After we left Copacabana we rented an apartment in the capital of Bolivia, La Paz, and there is not much to say about adventures here. The city is located in the bottom of a bowl surrounded by snow capped mountains … Continue reading

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