Bolivia, Chile, South America

Salar de Uyuni

While traveling around South America we had met a lot of people who had done the three day/two night Salar de Uyuni tour. They all said they loved the scenery and experience but when we asked what company they used for their tour, they all replied saying that they wouldn't recommend the company that they… Continue reading Salar de Uyuni

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Chile, South America

The Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert is estimated to be the oldest desert on Earth as it has been hyperarid for the last 3 million years. This desert is also the driest place on Earth (well excluding the areas in the South or North Pole). Tourists are drawn to this area in the north of Chile to see… Continue reading The Atacama Desert

Chile, South America

Making our way North in Chile

After Santiago our next big attraction was the Atacama Desert. This area of Chile is 1600 km away from Santiago. So we decided to break the trip up. First we had a "rest stop" in Valparasio, and second we travelled north to the town of La Serena. Valparaiso  Valparaiso has been named by the Chilean… Continue reading Making our way North in Chile

Chile, South America

Adventuring in Santiago

Our trip to Santiago was split into two. This was due to our flight schedule down to Punta Arenas in Patagonia. In total Courts and I spent four days in the city, of which Jess was with us for two. Arriving in Santiago The first time we arrived in Santiago was a disaster. We had… Continue reading Adventuring in Santiago

Argentina, Chile, South America

Patagonia

Before starting to research for my trip to South America, I didn't know much about Patagonia. However, as soon as it registered on my radar I was determined to go there. The nature and hiking appealed to me, and the scenery looked like nothing I had ever seen before. Patagonia is the most southern region… Continue reading Patagonia