Not all Moai’s are historic ruins. This fellow sits in the middle of Hanga Roa, Easter Island and has some pretty funky tattoos on his back! That’s some pretty interesting artwork – I wonder what it means..
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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 landed on Easter Island with the excitement that one normally feels arriving at one of those places that you know you’ll most probably be at once in your lifetime! The team from Tea Nui knows how to receive eager tourists and introduces them to the Island in a way that … more »
Hanga Roa is the one and only town in Easter Island. It’s not a big city but, due to the influx of tourism, the ratio of citizens-restaurants is quite high. After spending one week in Easter Island eating all around, here are a few places that I would suggest you … more »
Our flight to Punta Arenas, one of the most Southern cities in Chile and in the World, was a great intro to the freezing but beautiful time we had down there. Sometimes people pay great amounts of money for aerial tours and some other times you just get lucky and … more »
In the middle of the Atacama, the only thing that the wind can rustle, is the texture of the sands. Welcome to the desert!
Weskar Lodge in Puerto Natales (Southern Chile) is probably the hotel with the best view in the entire region. Our room overlooked the snow capped peaks and the serene blue bay of Puerto Natales. The hotel is situated about 10 minutes walk from the city center – they can … more »
When you go around Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island) you might think that the locals would only honor their male ancestors. Truth is that the Moai statues resemble masculine features, very serious ones, but there were also some female Moais found in the island and one of them is safe … more »
Curanto is traditionally a dish from Chiloe Island but, beloved as it is by many, has been adopted by different regions of Chile and can now be found at large in Patagonian areas and even Easter Island! If you want to eat curanto prepared the traditional way, you must visit … more »
The Atacama desert is one of the best places for star gazing. Step out at night and you’ll find yourself confronted with infinite diamonds in the sky. I used to think that I was good at spotting constellations. Well, not anymore! The sheer number of stars confounds me! This is … more »
This is the Licancabur volcano, visible from all over the town of San Pedro de Atacama. The volcano’s last eruption date is unknown however there are some interesting stories behind the history of this mountain. Part of the volcano lies in Bolivia and the summit lies in Chile. There is … more »