Posts filed under: Chile

When you hear stories about something more that fifty times from different people, you get to te point that you really want to find out what the fuss is about. For two years of my life in Chile and traveling around South America I have heard from many people, mostly...
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“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton   It all started when María, as always inspirational, showed me photos from her trip to Chiloé. She complained about getting totally wet on the firts day, being unprepared to the rainy...
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I mentioned this once or twice (or very much possibly more) before that I really like peguins. Whenever possible I look for them on my travels, but often do not have much luck. Those of you, who read my blog on regular basis my remember the post I wrote on...
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  • San pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Some of you, who visit the blog from time to time might already know that I lived in the desert of Atacama for 2 years. I have written a number of posts on where to go and what to do in this part of Chile. I don’t know about you,...
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It was Friday, a day of a surprise birthday dinner for María, a friend I made in Chile. As the evening was unfolding, I mentioned how much I like penguins and my search for those elegantly funny birds was not very successful during the two years of my living in Chile....
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I like practical things. I rarely buy something that has a purely decorative purpose and lies around the house collecting dust. I like comfortable clothes that allow me to travel without worrying about cold wind, too hot sun or getting dirty. Adventure comes before picture-perfect looks.  I like, however pretty...
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  • Lago Chungara, Chile
We love road trips and have seen almost every corner of the northern part of Chile and Atacama by car. Locals call us crazy. The distances are huge and according to them if you don’t have at least a week off, your bums should stay in the city or barbecuing...
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Atacama is the driest desert on Earth with only 1 to 3 mm os rain per year (although it rained twice last year and flooded many towns, but let’s follow the statistics). In the middle of this land…well, actually in the middle of nowhere, there is a little village of...
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  • Pan de Azucar, Chile
Pan de Azúcar- Sugar Loaf In the north of Chile, around 30 km from a little town Chañaral and 100 km north of Caldera, there is a National Park Pan de Azúcar. Although it is famous for its lovely beaches, unusual rock formations, rich flora and fauna and pingüinos de...
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  • Valparaiso, Chile
So through me, freedom and the sea will make their answer to the shuttered heart. “Poet’s Obligation” Houses of Pablo Neruda are anything but boring. They are full of history and unusual items from all over the world. The unique personality of Pablo Neruda can bee seen throughout every house...
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