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A Step-By-Step Guide to Booking South America Cruises in Patagonia

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9 minutos

South America cruises in Patagonia are rapidly ranking top of travelers’ to-do lists. With Patagonia home to a bewitching array of precious, remote landscapes only accessible by boat and brimming with a wealth of marine wildlife, visitors are increasingly being drawn to the idea of exploring this region.  

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Chile Climate and Travel Advice for Visitors Planning Their Vacation

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13 minutos

If you’re planning a vacation to Chile, the good news is that with seven major climate types, ranging from low desert in the north, Mediterranean in the central regions and glaciers further south, there is never a bad time of the year to visit. But to ensure that the Chile climate of the region you’re […]

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Chile Wine Tours Along Colchagua’s Ruta del Vino

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9 minutos

Few wine-producing regions around the world have quite the same combination of unique conditions as those are found in Chile’s Central Valley, the destination for most Chile wine tours. Here, top quality, healthy vines are a product of Chile’s Mediterranean climate that sees cold, rainy winters and warm, dry summers. Mix this with large fluctuations between […]

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Explorers and Other Famous People From Chile

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9 minutos

As a country where traveling from the globe’s driest desert in the north sees you passing through seven distinct climates before you reach the cold tundra grassland of southern Patagonia, it’s fair to say that Chile is one of the most geographically diverse places in the world. It’s therefore no wonder that it has taken […]

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What Is The Salar de Atacama and How Can You Visit?

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8 minutos

A peculiar, mesmerizing plain of jagged salt stretching beyond the horizon, the Salar de Atacama in the north of Chile is the largest salt flat in the country. Surrounded by steaming volcanoes and crimson colored lunar landscapes, and broken up at points by flamingo-specked saline lagoons, it is a surreal and highly memorable Chilean landmark.

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A No-Nonsense Guide to Sampling Chilean Wine

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13 minutos

With a tradition of producing wine dating from the 16th-century, it’s no surprise that Chile is now the seventh biggest producer of wine in the world and Chilean wine has become noted for its quality and distinctive character. Although the wine industry in Chile has only seen rapid growth in the last twenty years, it […]

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Inspirational Pablo Neruda Quotes About Life, Love and Chile

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7 minutos

Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda was a Chilean national treasure who came to be known as the “People’s Poet”. Finding fame with his writing, he explored the sensuality of love and the insatiable beauty of existence and led a life charged with political and poetic fervor. His three residences in Santiago, Valparaiso and Isla Negra […]

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4 Unmissable Chile Activities Accessible from Santiago

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7 minutos

The dynamic and modern Chilean capital, Santiago remains a key stop on any route around South America. A day or two is enough for a whistle-stop tour of La Moneda, Plaza de Armas and a short hike up Cerro San Cristóbal, but those traveling at a more leisurely pace might be inspired to explore beyond […]

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How to Arrange Atacama Desert Tours from San Pedro

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8 minutos

Lunar landscapes, salt lakes dotted with fluorescent flamingos and geysers spurting clouds of steaming water into the frigid dawn air: this is the Atacama Desert. Located in the far north of Chile, this region is so different in climate and terrain from the rest of the country that you’ll wonder whether you’ve landed somewhere else […]

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Deserts, Volcanoes and Fjords: Unique Chile Landforms To Visit

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8 minutos

You’d be hard pressed to find a country as captivatingly diverse as Chile. 2,670-miles (4,300 km) in length, it accommodates a tantalizing range of topographies, incomparably varied ecosystems and seven distinct climatic subtypes. As a result, an impressive array of natural landmarks are sprinkled throughout its territory, many of which have contributed towards Chile’s position […]

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