Un Jueves como hoy: José Miguel Carrera
Chile is a long and narrow country in Southamerica, right between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Chile stretches over 4,300 km north to south, which encompasses a remarkable variety of climates and landscapes.
Our selection of photos will leave you yearning to explore this beautiful country in person.
Chile is home to 1/3 of the planet’s telescopes. You don’t have to be a scientist to enjoy the clear Chilean skies and contemplate the vastness of the universe.
In the middle of the driest desert of the world, the salt lagoon will take your breath away.
This is Valle del Elqui (Elqui Valley), one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations and the perfect destination for those looking to connect with nature and enjoy a different kind of vacation experience.
Just a few hours drive away from Santiago you can go deep into the Valle de Colchagua, part of the Wine Route. Good food, good wine, nice weather…do we need to say more?
If you’re interested in skiing South America’s best slopes, travel 40 km east of downtown Santiago towards the Andes. Some of the most famous ski resorts quickly come into view as you leave the city, including Farellones, El Colorado, La Parva and Valle Nevado
Take a well-deserved break, contemplating beautiful scenery as you soak in warm thermal waters, on the Carretera Austral, Patagonia.
Did you know that Nineteen percent of the country’s territory is a protected park or natural reserve?
While in Patagonia don’t forget to keep an eye for the Peale’s dolphin (also known as a Black-chinned dolphin) surfing the waves.
Chile’s territory also includes hundreds of islands, but the most popular with travelers and easiest to visit is Easter Island or Tepito Ote Henua (“The Center of the World”), as the people who lived there once called it.
The steep cliffs and strong Pacific Ocean winds of the coast south of Santiago produce powerful waves and attract for those who enjoy these types of currents. It isn’t uncommon to see professional and amateur surfers perform astonishing stunts on their surf, windsurf or kitesurf boards in these waters.