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Valparaiso: Things to Do In Chile’s Most Colorful City

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Hip, bohemian and alive: these are some of the main adjectives used to describe Valparaiso, a colorful harbor city only a short bus journey from the Chilean capital. With its mild climate, relaxed ambiance and range of cultural treats to discover, there is nowhere else in the country quite like […]

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Words you need to know in Chilean Spanish

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Planning a trip to Chile anytime soon? You might want to brush up on your Chilean Spanish if so. Travelling the world is one of life’s great pleasures. There’s nothing quite like discovering different cultures and experiencing other walks of life, first hand. Being able to communicate with the locals […]

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Top Towns for Outdoor Activities in the Lake District, Chile

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With its verdant green forests of araucaria and alerce, the Lake District, Chile makes a striking visual contrast with the drier parts of the north of the country. But the tenth region of Chile isn’t just defined by its beauty: it’s also a prime destination for hiking and outdoor activities. […]

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The Chilean Bellflower: 10 Facts About This National Flower

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With its bright pink flowers, the Chilean bellflower or copihue is an easily identifiable plant that is native to its namesake country. As the Chilean national flower, it’s also an important symbol of the country’s identity and culture. 1. The Chilean bellflower is the only species of the lapageria Otherwise […]

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The History of Cape Horn

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An old maritime saying claims that: “Below 40 degrees latitude, there is no law. Below 50 degrees, there is no God”. Cape Horn, which lies at 55°56’ south latitude and 67°19’ west longitude, certainly fits the sentiments of this adage. Given the wildness of the waters and the winds that […]

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Visiting Cape Horn: Essential Things You Should Know

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One of the greatest challenges facing visitors to Cape Horn is the weather that they will likely encounter. Cruise ship companies sometimes incorporate two attempts at rounding Cape Horn and landing on the island into their itineraries to have a better chance of success in the face of possible inclement […]

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