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Cajon de Maipo, Chile - suzyandtodd: 2004-10-26
Last Saturday, went for a good hike in the mountains close to santiago - an area called cajon de maipo...we actually started from a town called San Jose de Maipo, and tood a truck up to Lagunillas, then hiked around an area that is for skiing in the winter . . . more

bella vistas

valparaiso, Chile - suzyandtodd: 2004-10-19
We went to Valparaiso last weekend...it´s a really beautiful city on the coast, only about 2 hours by bus from Santiago. Kinda reminded us of someplace in italy, maybe the cinque terra, except bigger...lots of curvy streets, steep hills, colorful houses. . . . more

Futbol fans gone wild

Estadio National, Santiago, Chile - suzyandtodd: 2004-10-15
Wow, we saw the Chilean futbol team play Argentina two nights ago at Estadio National in Santiago. The score ended in a tie at 0-0, but you wouldn´t know it by the crowd. The stadium was packed and emotions were running high. I still have confetti in the p . . . more

exploring santiago

santiago, Chile - suzyandtodd: 2004-10-07
Santiago has turned out to be bigger and more fast paced than we expected. Chileans speak the fastest spanish in latin america...so, yeah, spanish lessons are good. As far as sightseeing, we´ve taken a funicular to the top of Cerro San Cristobal, which is . . . more

starting out!

santiago, Chile - suzyandtodd: 2004-10-03
We arrived in Chile yesterday...the house is very nice, full of friendly europeans who already showed us around a bit as soon as we got in the door! Got a little aquaited with Santiago last night and today, and are looking forward to starting some spanish . . . more

Isla Chiloe, Lakes and Volcanoes

Chiloe, Chile - CarolynandOllie: 2001-02-27

It has been a while, but we have been busy wandering around the Lakes district of Chile. We took a trip down to the Island of Chiloe to hike through some coastal rainforest along some sandy beaches, and taste some (really!) fresh shel . . . more

El Camino Austral, Chile

Cochrane, Chile - CarolynandOllie: 2001-02-03

We are about in the middle of Patagonia -in Coyhaique now. A little warmer,
a little rainier; summer here, but about the same as a Vancouver winter.
But it is a bad summer, we hear.

When the weather is nice, it is a gre . . . more

Pictures! ...from Patagonia

Punta Arenas, Chile - CarolynandOllie: 2001-01-12
Hello from the southern tip of Patagonia (almost)!

Having flown in to Punto Arenas from Santiago, we took a bus north into the
vicinity of the Torres del Paine park. We hiked for seven days in the park,
and while at times the route was . . . more

mtn biking careterra austral

southern chile, Chile - rmarioni: 1999-07-19

If you are an avid mountain biker and want to combine biking with travel, then hit the carreterra austral in souther chile. the dirt road extends 700 miles south of puerto montt. you will see few people.

reno . . . more

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