Tag: Chile

Northern Patagonia

In Puerto Montt we met up with Monse again to travel together through northern Patagonia for 10 days. She flew in in the morning and we immediately hopped on a 7-hour bus to Bariloche, Argentina. Bariloche is home to the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere and […]

Chiloe, Chile

The honeymoon continues with Ammon and Sasha: Back on our own again we flew to Puerto Montt and immediately jumped on a bus to Castro, the main city on the island of Chiloe. Although Chiloe is only separated from the mainland by a 2km wide channel, culturally and […]

Central Chile

The adventure continues with Ammon and Sasha: Chile has recently been blessed with budget airlines and it is now possible to fly some stretches of the country for the same or less than the price of a bus. Rather than paying more for a 20 hour bus, we […]

The Atacama

Packpacking with Ammon and Sasha continues: From Jujuy it was another overnight bus to San Pedro de Atacama, the most touristic and popular town in the north of Chile. We were woken up at the pass over the mountains where they have the border control at ~14000 feet. […]

13 Best of The Road Less Traveled

Last tuesday #TRLT celebrated its 200th consecutive chat on Twitter and discussed the topic “The Best of The Road Less Traveled”. TRLT is about discovering the unknown, venturing across borders and broadening travel horizons beyond the famous World Wonders or picture-perfect photos of destinations found in common travel […]

Chile Photo Essay

Country #102 for me and it did not disappoint. On our 6 week trip in South America, Kees and I changed our plans at the very last minute and decided to fly to Easter Island from Lima, Peru. What a fantastic plan! We were fortunate to have had […]

Chile

Easter Island

Easter Island was never on our itinerary. But because we got sick, and because anywhere east of Lima was unattainable for us by land due to the Andes’ giant barrier of high altitude stretching vertically from Venezuela all the way from south to the tip of Argentina, our […]