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Valparasio, Chile

If you're into your street art, head to Valparaiso now! Valparaiso has a sort of dystopian appeal.     The town itself is a little run-down and sketchy once the sun goes down but that's only because it's difficult to see the beautiful street art that lines each street and most buildings.     Each… Continue reading Valparasio, Chile

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Star gazing in La Serena, Chile

Taking a 6 hour bus ride from Santiago you can arrive in the small town of La Serena. From here it's easy to travel deeper into the Elqui valley to pay a visit to La Vicuña and its famous star gazing observatory. The budget conscious traveller  Travelling South America on a tight budget is a pretty difficult… Continue reading Star gazing in La Serena, Chile

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Santa Cruz – the Chilean land of grapes

We took the bus to Santa Cruz from Santiago this morning for 4,000 pesos (£4). As the town was only a few hours away we left our large rucksacks in Santiago, opting to travel light as we made left the big city in search of the vineyards of central valley. Travel Our bus to Santa… Continue reading Santa Cruz – the Chilean land of grapes

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Santiago, Chile

We took the cheapest bus from Chiloe to Santiago (£16), leaving at 6pm the bus arrived in Santiago's main bus terminal 17 hours later. After travelling throughout the night we arrived exhausted at 10am - the bus wasn't exactly cheap and cheerful, more like cheap and cramped, but it did the job of delivering us… Continue reading Santiago, Chile

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Argentina to Chile: Isla grande de Chiloe

Our first port of call in Chile was to the Island of Chiloe. Famed for how different it is compared to mainland we were in for a bit of a shock as soon as we stepped off of the bus. Journey to Chiloe We traveled to Chiloe from the Argentinian town of Bariloche, taking the… Continue reading Argentina to Chile: Isla grande de Chiloe