Traversing Bolivia by 4×4: Atacama to Uyuni
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Traversing Bolivia by 4×4: Atacama to Uyuni

Out of all the countries we visited in South America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia & Peru), Bolivia was by far the most rugged, untouched, traditional, economical, non-touristy of the bunch. To start our journey into this wild frontier we took a three-day 4×4 tour with Mystic Atacama from San Pedro de Atacama,Chile over the…

You Know You’re in Chile When…
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You Know You’re in Chile When…

When your country is 2,653 miles long, a lot changes from the far north to the deep south. Going from glacier-riddled Patagonia through the volcano country of Pucón, bustling Santiago, quirky Valparaíso, to the driest desert in the world, we loved the extremes of Chile. Though with a place so geographically and culturally diverse, “Chilean”…

Surviving the Driest Desert in The World
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Surviving the Driest Desert in The World

Okay we did more than survive, we basked in every second of our time in Chile’s Atacama Desert. In planning our trip, everyone kept saying we had to visit “the driest desert in the world,” but to be honest, that description triggered unpleasant images of tumbleweeds, cow skulls, and the antithesis of paradise. Now, having…

Patagonia, Chilean Style!
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Patagonia, Chilean Style!

Torres del Paine National Park in Chile is an incredible region with raw beauty at every turn with ice fields, glacial lakes, unique wildlife, and extreme mountains. We were lucky enough to spend four days here at EcoCamp and experience a sampling of all the park has to offer. Understanding the Park To get a…