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Iquique: Chile’s Resort Destination

Iquique has reinvented itself from a sleepy little fishing village to a nitrate power house and, now, a tourist destination. Located on Chile’s northern west coast, Iquique has something for everyone – beaches to gambling. Getting There: LANTAM flies into…

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Chile’s Atacama Desert

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of the desert is sand. However, the Atacama Desert in northern Chile is a mixture of landscapes from volcanoes to salt lakes, geysers to sand dunes. June is the beginning…

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Vega Central de Santiago

Vega Central de Santiago has been an integral part of the Santiago community since 1895 with the construction of warehouses on the present site. Actually, this area has been a hub of buying and selling of agricultural products since the…

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Quintay, a Paradise

The small village of Quintay (pronounce – keen-tie), sits comfortably on Chile’s coast, near Valparaiso and 76 miles (122 km) from Santiago. As you sit on the isolated shore and gaze at the breath-taking beauty of this area, a bustling…

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Chileans Protest

The day began like a normal adventurous day in Chile. But, as I crossed Hwy. 5 (the main artery of the entire country of Chile), I noticed traffic was at a stand-still. Carabineros (police) were everywhere forcing cars away from…

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Chilean Street Entertainers

Talented Chileans bring their talent to the streets and parks for mere pocket change. Sitting in a traffic jam in Chile has its bright side. The light turns red and a juggler appears before a line of cars to show-off…

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