During a tour around the Atacama desert we stopped at this massive fluffy dune. The sand was so soft that it got in our shoes. The Atacama desert is dry. So dry that it carries the title ‘Driest place on earth’. Your skin will crack, your nose might bleed, but … more »
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Chile & Easter Island
Chile is the longest country on Earth: extending from the most arid of landscapes up north (Atacama Desert), passing by Andean mountains in the central valley, reaching the antarctic region of southern Patagonia. What’s more, you can count in Easter Island too, right in the middle of the Pacific!
We’ve traveled extensively in this long and diverse country. Come with us and:
- Road-trip between ancient forests and glaciers along Chile’s Carretera Austral
- Explore the glaciers in the South of Chile – the Antarctic region!
- Find out how to do Easter Island on a Budget
- Marvel at some of the best graffiti in the world, in Santiago
- Take a trip to the driest place on planet earth – The Atacama
- Learn about traditional Chilean delicacies Curanto and Sopaipillas
- See the beauty of the Island of Chiloe through this video
Overall, we think Chile is the most beautiful country on Earth: these stunning photos are here to show you why!
And if you still want more, we have lots of content for you to explore below!
We were walking around Valdivia, in Chile, during a freezing Sunday afternoon when we saw this doggie. He looked like he was lost, all alone, but maybe it was just that he knows his way around the hood too well and he is allowed to go for Sunday strolls and … more »
Easter Island is one of the most remote locations in the world. You can only access it by sailing across the south pacific or by flying from Chile or Peru. The flight is 6 hours westward and you finally end up on a tiny island, right in the middle of … more »
First of all, allow me to say: there is no such thing as “Easter Island on a budget”! So, before you accuse me of writing a misleading title, let me explain that what I meant to say was “how to make the most of Easter Island while spending … more »
We can’t believe 2012 has come to an end! Every year I have this feeling that time went by so fast, that I could have done so much more, that there were so many plans and ideas… and somehow I didn’t fully archieve all I had in mind. Well, this … more »
Photo of the day takes us back to freezing Patagonia! We figured this is a wintery and Christmasy enough place to wish you all a Happy Christmas. Have a great time during the holidays!
The Torres del Paine national park in Chile will make you fly, the winds there are really that strong. However, the beauty of the place is unsurpassed. We were in Torres del Paine during the freezing patagonian winter. The temperature was below zero degrees and the wind was blowing by … more »
This might look like a typical scene from rural India, but it is not. The photo was taken while we drove around Easter Island (aka Rapa Nui). Tourists tend to stick to the coastal areas were the famous Moai statues are placed, but as you go towards the inner parts … more »
Read: Exploring the Atacama desert with Grado 10, part 3/4: Cejar Lagoon It’s 4.30AM when we step out of our hotel to be picked up – by now, we’ve grown used to the magnificent starry skies at San Pedro de Atacama, but not any less impressed by them. As we … more »
Today, we completed one year since we left Dubai! Happy we-left-Dubai anniversary! Moving out from the United Arab Emirates meant quitting our jobs, emptying our rental apartment, selling almost everything we used to own and starting to explore the world with more time. Just the two of us. This year … more »