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Chile Day 4 - Vino y Cafe!

CHILE | Fri, 9 May 2014 | By larasumera | Views [80]

This morning we visited a winery called Concha y Toro.  A beautiful vineyard, just at the end of their harvest.  There is a part of the vineyard that they have specifically for tourists like us to come through and pick grapes off the vines.... Read more >

Tags: chile, coffee, wine

Chile Day 3 - Las Tias

CHILE | Thu, 8 May 2014 | By larasumera | Views [78] | Comments [1]

Today we finished the flower bed.  It was wonderful to know we were making this once broken-down place into a beautiful site where a community can come together and fellowship.  At home, we take for granted how safe and relatively clean our ... Read more >

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Chile Day 2 - Mezcla!

CHILE | Wed, 7 May 2014 | By larasumera | Views [67]

Today's task was all about the mezcla y cemento!  My favorite.  ...no, but really.  I remeber being in the Dominican Republic and surprising all the machismo muchachos with my enthusiasm with mixing cement by hand, having no problem getting ... Read more >

Tags: chile, mezcla

Chile!

CHILE | Tue, 6 May 2014 | By larasumera | Views [72]

May 6, 2014  Day 1 – We probably went to bed around 1:30, and I work up at 7:15 this morning. We're 3 hours ahead of California. Our team went to El Faro this morning, a church/school building on which we are doing renovations. It is the ... Read more >

Tags: chile, el faro, maipu, santiago

Heading to Chile

CHILE | Mon, 5 May 2014 | By larasumera | Views [49]

Travel Day We've been traveling for the better part of about 15 hours now. We're in Panama City at the airport waiting for our flight to Santiago. I'm tired, but still so excited. This last flight was about 3 hours long, but it was a ghost flight, ... Read more >

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Frozen Moments

CHILE | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By jmg | Views [79]

It sounds like a cliché, but life is made of moments. Moments that you can either keep in your mind and you're heart, or forget. And for me, this last summer was all about family moments, and I didn’t want to lose them. So I took my camera ... Read more >

Tags: boats, chile, moments, rain, sights, south, trekking

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Patagonian Andes

CHILE | Sat, 29 Jun 2013 | By gmunozs | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I like photography, nature and travels since I was a child. Three years ago photography became an important part of my life, because I got my first Dslr camera, since then I’ve been shooting every scenery, situation and people with my camera, trying to ... Read more >
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Tags: 2013, channel, chile, geographic, greenland, national, patagonia, photography, scholarship, travel

The end of the road – Northern Chile (San Pedro de Atacama, Copiapo, La Serena, Caldera, La Serena,

CHILE | Mon, 31 Dec 2012 | By kamzam | Views [670]

Crossing into Chile from Bolivia is like crossing into a different world. After 20 meters there is an actual paved road, border crossing no longer consists of make shift building in a middle of nowhere and there are pavements. Civilization has its ... Read more >

Tags: bahia inglesa, chile, copiapo, la serena, on the road, punto choros, san pedro atacama, valle del luna, valparaiso

Groundhog day

ARGENTINA | Sun, 23 Dec 2012 | By jess_dan | Views [257] | Comments [7]

Dear All,  Wow, I can’t believe how fast the year has gone! It felt like only a few months ago we were at Kelli and Jackson’s wedding super excited because we had finally found a venue and date for a wedding AND decided on our amazing ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, chile, qantas, travel.

Work, Stay, and Play in Chile

CHILE | Tue, 1 May 2012 | By workandholiday | Views [2350]

Explore Easter Island - Photo by worldwide-souvenirs As the country that takes over most of South America, Chile offers limitless benefits for the well-rounded traveler: beaches, volcanoes, lakes, rivers, welcoming natives, excellent wine, ... Read more >

Tags: chile, easter island, play, south america, stay, travel, volunteer, work

Homage to Patagonia

ARGENTINA | Sat, 31 Dec 2011 | By elis82 | Views [997]

Since we arrived in Argentina, a lot of Argentinians have been asking us if we were planning to visit Patagonia. I guess that Patagonia is for Argentinians what the Outback is for Australians – a large, sparsely inhabited area, where life can be tough ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, chile, fauna, hiking, patagonia

Santiago Dec 2011

CHILE | Wed, 14 Dec 2011 | By sally-annephillips | Views [387]

I’m back! – With an over-packed suitcase and poor Spanish grammar, here I am. And I’m loving it! Before I came, I deliberately played down the excitement to myself – I worked up until a few days before I left and purposely didn’t organise too many ... Read more >

Tags: chile, santiago, south america, travel

Chile - Natural Disasters and Other Concerns

CHILE | Thu, 20 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3578] | Comments [1]

With such a massive expanse of land, it’s no wonder that Chile is home to such a variety of natural wonders.  The country boasts beautiful landscapes that include breathtaking beaches, arid deserts, lush forests, and just about everything in between.... Read more >

Tags: chile, natural disasters, south america, travel-safety

Off the Beaten Path: Patagonia, Chile

CHILE | Thu, 20 Oct 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [5299] | Comments [1]

Many, many avid hikers and nature lovers come to Chile to visit Patagonia. However, most of the time, their destination is the one and only Torres del Paine National Park. Flights to Punta Arenas are expensive, as are hostels and hotels in the area.... Read more >

Tags: chile, off the beaten path, patagonia, south america, travel

Goodbye Chile!

CHILE | Mon, 8 Aug 2011 | By rachelina | Views [769] | Comments [1]

Embracing my American ties on a Chilean 4th of July My planned three weeks in Chile, split up by time in Bolivia ended up being a solid month and a half thanks to my ankle´s decision to stop working. While I hadn´t planned to have so much time ... Read more >

Tags: chile, leaving, on the road again, pisco sours

I went to Easter Island and all I got was the best place in the world

CHILE | Wed, 3 Aug 2011 | By rachelina | Views [928]

Anyone who talked to me in the six months or so before I left on my travels will know I was fanatically obsessed with the fact that I was going to Easter Island and that I spent a considerable amount of time going on about it - to the point that my ... Read more >

Tags: camping, chile, easter island, isla de pascua, moai, rapa nui, tongariki

The Navimag is NOT a cruise

CHILE | Tue, 26 Jul 2011 | By rachelina | Views [692]

The ship´s map system, informing us we´d reached the Glacier I realise I haven´t properly explained what the whole Navimag shebang really is, so here is a quick explanation: As Lonely Planet was at pains to point out repeatedly, the Navimag is ... Read more >

Tags: chile, glacier, laguna san rafael, navimag, puerto montt

Isla de Chiloé - Shingles, microbuses and curanto

CHILE | Sun, 17 Jul 2011 | By rachelina | Views [4180]

Chiloé, Chile - the second largest island in South America, home of one of the most distinct architectural styles in Chile and famous for its wooden churches and permanently overcast weather. Having read two seperate guidebooks talking it up as ... Read more >

Tags: castro, chile, chiloe, quinchao, solo travel

Kissing in Chile (No, this isn´t a seedy description of my love life)

CHILE | Sat, 16 Jul 2011 | By rachelina | Views [947]

Saying hello in Chile can sometimes descend into farcialness. Although a seemingly simple cultural concept, my month and a bit in Chile has made me realise how difficult it can be. Like many other places in the world (sometimes it feels like New Zealand ... Read more >

Tags: chile, cultural customs, kissing, santiago

Stargazing and Pisco Tasting: Four Days in La Serena

CHILE | Wed, 6 Jul 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1158]

"I know what you´re doing in Chile. You´re learning Spanish and you´re partying" - So said my seemingly simple brother when I accused him of not properly following my overseas adventures. Out of the mouth of babes. The fact that my last ... Read more >

Tags: chile, la serena, mamalluca, pisco

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