Welcome to the Atacama Desert! The driest place on planet earth. The environment is totally inhospitable but the views are mesmerizing! The desert air is so dry that your lips get chapped the moment you step out into it. However, the combination of vast barren desert and snow covered Andean … 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!
Chiloe Island is a naturally beautiful place in Chile. A country-side surrounded by sea and decorated with sporadic lakes, give the place a very charming atmosphere. The scenery is complemented with lined-up houses that, while built to resist the common earthquakes, didn’t leave grace aside and proudly wear strong colors … more »
Easter Island sunsets are absolutely spectacular. Sitting plonk in the middle of the pacific it’s no wonder that the sunsets here are picture perfect! What’s even better is that on this day, right at this place, while watching the sun set over the horizon we realized that we were in … more »
There is a very strange phenomenon that takes place with street dogs in Chile. Firstly, Chile has the largest number of street dogs we’ve seen in all of South America. Secondly, they love making friends! There’ve been numerous occasions when we’re walking around that a furry friend will take a … more »
When you come to such a charming place as Chiloe Island, you need to stay in a place that matches that mystical vibe that is in the air in this land. While exploring Chiloe, we stayed at 3 of the Palafito Hotels. They are based on the same principles that … more »
Beware of falling coconuts! You couldn’t name a better place paradise. Anakena beach on Easter Island is a crescent shaped beach flanked by palm trees and statues of the ancient Moai. With soft white sand and falling coconuts, adventure is within reach!
If Chiloe Island was a movie, it wouldn’t be HD, it would be film. If it was a song, it would have to be performed by Florence + The Machine. Chiloe is a fairly small island that belongs to Chile. 10.000 years ago humans hadn’t set foot on this … more »
Iorana means “greetings” in the local Polynesian language of Easter Island, aka Rapa Nui. Today we went around the archeological sites of the island to only realize that the whole land is an open air archeological ground. You can find Moais like these all over the place. The Moais are … more »
After staying in Santiago de Chile for 5 weeks my favorite restaurant in the Chilean capital is a Korean & Japanese inspired place. Go figure! Traveling in Latin America I have really developed a taste for Asian cuisine. I know this might sound weird, but what I really mean to … more »
This is the view from the Mylodon’s Cave. The mylodon is an extinct creature that lived in southern Patagonia around 10,000 years ago. It was basically a giant sloth and this was the cave that it’s remains were first discovered in. Due to the extreme cold, discoverers found a big … more »