Blog - Chile

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4 good reasons to visit Chile

“The length of Chile equates to the distance between Moscow and Lisbon,” a guide told me, as we stood on Santa Lucia hill looking down at the capital, Santiago, ringed by mountains.

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Ten top reasons to visit Chile

The west coast of South America is bordered by 4,300km of the glory that is Chile Here you will find simply astonishingly beautiful and diverse landscapes, from arid desert and lush winelands to temperate rainforest and sparkling glaciers, an amazing diversity and richness of wildlife and a fascinating culture - plus some great food and excellent wine.

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Chiloe, Where Moving House Means Something Different

I didn’t really know a great deal about Chiloe before I went to Chile I knew it was the second largest island in South America and that there was a great hotel there, but what I didn’t know is just what a unique place it is, and how different if feels from the rest of Chile.

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Santiago, Parks and Politics

Everything in Chile revolves around its capital, Santiago de Chile With over seven million people, nearly half of country’s population live in the city, with many more in nearby towns and cities.

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The Colours of Chile

One of the things you quickly realise about travelling in Chile is just how different each part of the country looks.

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The Stars of Atacama

When my alarm went off at 3am, I found myself questioned my sanity as I forced myself out of the warmth of my cosy bed at Explora Atacama and stumbled around in the dark, gathering my camera and tripod before heading out.

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Chile Tip to Toe

The one thing that everyone knows about Chile is that it is a long, thin country Before I went a representative from one the lodges I was visiting showed me a map of the country superimposed over a map of Europe, with the northern tip of Chile amongst the fjords of Scandinavia while the southern toe rested against the desert of North Africa.

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