What’s Happening in Chile

Chile is under a state of emergency A 30 pesos (4 cent) rise in the price of a Metro (Subway) ticket has unleashed a level of anger few outside observers…

Chile in February – Summer in the South 

Just to clarify – that is the Chilean flag, not Texan! February is high summer in Chile. Our planet’s longest, thinnest country is incredible. The entire west is defined by…

Ceviche- the most popular South American food

Ceviche Delicious, fresh Ceviche (this was with sea bass) Ceviche is a classic South American raw fish dish (but ‘cooked’ a different way). It uses raw fish and or seafood…

Chile 2017 (mostly photos)

Most of my group in windy Torres del Paine – so much fun! Fresh water icebergs on Lake Grey, Torres del Paine It is always sad to leave beautiful Chile…

Rapa Nui – Easter Island

These iconic Moai were toppled and then further destroyed by a Tsunami triggered by the 1960 earthquake in southern Chile (rebuilt with Japanese money) Watching the sunset from Rapa Nui’s…

Chile – Southern Patagonia

Hello. Magellan penguins Chile – Southern Patagonia The mighty west winds sweep across southern Chile. There is no other land mass that far south, until Antarctica itself. The flat lands…

Chile – Lake District & Chiloe

Cruising back from Peulla through freshwater fjords Chile – Lake District & Chiloe Romantic images of Patagonian gauchos and vast, dry plains replete with sheep are distinctly Argentine (and well…

Chile’s North – San Pedro & Atacama

A perfect desert sunset? The whole gang in the Moon Valley (salt, not snow) Chile’s North – San Pedro & Atacama Volcanoes, desert, sunsets, altitude & wildlife. Oh, miners too…

Chile (part 1 – Santiago)

The southern sun is always a treat when I come from winter in the Rockies Chile (part 1 – Santiago) Perhaps even less probable than Canada, Chile is an extremely…

The Falkland Islands – Yvette Barnett

Arriving in The Falklands:- After 48 hours at sea and a very calm Drake Passage, we arrived at Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands. Made up of a total of…

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