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Transportation and travel Chile

Transportation and travel Chile

Transportation and travel Chile Urban buses, microphones and collectives Large cities have a city ​​bus (often called microphone). The destination and the main waypoints are listed on the front of the vehicle and on the right side. Often enough hassle […]

Recommended routes Chile

Recommended routes Chile

Recommended routes Chile North or South of Chile? In the North, you will be seduced by the immensity of the desert which plunges into the ocean, the salt flats populated by vicuñas and pink flamingos, the small villages of the altiplano, the Cordillera […]

Stopover in Santiago de Chile

Stopover in Santiago de Chile

Santiago is not at all exciting a priori. This Latin American capital is often only a transit for more enchanting destinations like the Cordillera, Atacama or Patagonia. […]

Activities, sports and leisure Chile

Activities, sports and leisure Chile

Activities, sports and leisure Chile Soccer 1st passion of the country, football arrived, shirts, stickers, comments from the previous Monday! Hiking There is plenty to do in this area! However, while most national parks and reci are in a map. The 5-day […]

Geography and landscapes Easter Island

Geography and landscapes Easter Island

Geography and landscapes Easter Island Located 3 km from Chile and 760 km from Tahiti, Easter Island is one of the most isolated lands in the world. The closest inhabited island, Pitcairn (which has just about fifty inhabitants, descendants of the Bounty […]

Health and Safety Chile

Health and Safety Chile

Health and Safety Chile Health Chile poses few health problems for the traveler. Hygiene is good, and the risks of vector-borne infectious diseases (mosquitoes, etc.) are very low. Accidents In South America, as elsewhere, accidents are the leading cause […]

Practical life Chile

Practical life Chile

Practical life Chile Time difference The time difference varies according to the seasons. During the austral spring and summer (from late October to late March), the time difference is 4 hours between France and Chile. When it's 20 p.m. in Paris, it's 16 […]

Chile: Stargazing in the Atacama Desert

Chile: Stargazing in the Atacama Desert

On July 2, the north of Chile will be the scene of a total solar eclipse, a phenomenon as exceptional as it is rare. The region is also an ideal place to observe […]

Activities, sports and leisure Easter Island

Activities, sports and leisure Easter Island

Activities, sports and leisure Easter Island Walks in Hanga Roa and surroundings There are walks that can easily be done on foot or by bike independently, like those of the Orongo crater (quite long and hot!) And to the ahu near Hanga Roa (Tahai, Akapu, […]

In Chile, dare the unprecedented!

In Chile, dare the unprecedented!

Chile offers the traveler an extraordinary palette of colors, whether on the colorful walls of Valparaiso, in the heart of the ocher desert expanses of Atacama or at the foot of the green volcanoes […]

Chile identity card

Chile identity card

Chile identity card - Population: 18,2 million d & rsquo Area: 756 102 km² Capital city : Santiago (approximately 6,5 million inhabitants). - Languages: Spanish is the official language. - Religion: Catholics (68%), Hope Change : the Chilean peso.- […]

Traditions and customs Chile

Traditions and customs Chile

Traditions and customs Chile - Chile's first curiosity is its geography. It stretches over 1 km from north to south, from the Peruvian border to Cape Horn, the equivalent of the distance between Paris and Tehran. Its width varies between 4 and 300 km maximum. […]

Chile food, food and drink

Chile food, food and drink

Chile food, food and drink Kitchen To fish and seafood in particular - only for its know-how. We find all kinds of reflective influences and the burgers are gaining in disbelief, we can order tablas, kinds of planks garnished with mex, not Chilean! Meals […]

Recommended routes Easter Island

Recommended routes Easter Island

Recommended routes Easter Island Two days on Easter Island Hanga Roa and its surroundings Ahu Tahai Museo antropolóEnglert Southern Easter Island Rano Kau volcano Orongo site, a ceremonial village Inside Easter Island Puna Pau quarry Ahu Akivi (or […]

Patagonia, glacier side

Patagonia, glacier side

Head for Patagonia, land at the end of the world straddling Argentina and Chile! It is here that we find the third largest ice field on the planet after Antarctica […]

Culture Chile

Culture Chile

Culture Chile Music From a historical point of view, before the arrival of the Spaniards, there were mainly 2 poles of musical culture: that of the Atacamene Indians of the North, with a music cousin to that of the Incas and Aymaras, and then that of the […]

Culture Easter Island

Culture Easter Island

Culture Easter Island Moaiforms) These mysterious statues (moai in the local language) seem to have been carved around the year 800 of the Christian era. There are currently nearly 887 on the island. Just on the site of Rano Raraku, there would be 397 unfinished […]

Traditions and customs Easter Island

Traditions and customs Easter Island

Traditions and customs Easter Island Tapati Rapa Nui Festival The colorful traditional Tapati Rapa Nui festival is considered the largest cultural event in the Pacific. It takes place for 2 weeks in summer (between late January and late February). The Tapati […]

Easter Island, the mysterious Rapa Nui

Easter Island, the mysterious Rapa Nui

It is just a point in the middle of the ocean: 23 km by 12 km of volcanic cones born from the abyssal depths, craters and jagged lava coasts, on which the Pacific […]

Geography and landscapes Chile

Geography and landscapes Chile

Geography and landscapes Chile Few countries in the world offer such great diversity. It is through Bolivia, it is with Argentina that Chile shares its longest border: 3 km winding through the cordillera. Easter Island (including its famous island, known […]

Money and budget Easter Island

Money and budget Easter Island

Money and budget Easter Island Money, change An expensive island: due to supply difficulties, everything is expensive on the island (accommodation, restaurants, transport). Food arrives weekly by air, heavy goods arrive in containers by cargo ship, and oil […]

Climate and weather Chile

Climate and weather Chile

Climate and weather Chile Stretching from north to south over nearly 4 km, Chile experiences extreme climatic variations : we dry up under the sun of the Atacama Desert (the driest in the world!) and we shiver in the rain in the south of the country, where […]

Chile thematic routes

Chile thematic routes

Chile thematic routes Nature From Patagonia to the Atacama Desert, from the jagged coast to the peaks reaching 5 m, Chile goes through all colors. The North invites you to cross the atacama desert to reach misty or even snow-capped peaks (Lauca park, Las […]

Transport and travel Easter Island

Transport and travel Easter Island

Transport and travel Easter Island L'îroues), a taxi ride, or a minibus excursion for groups organized by an agency. Other options: cycling or walking (then it's hot!). But like that, impossible to visit the whole island in one day. Car, motorbike (scooter) […]

Tapati Rapa Nui on Easter Island

Tapati Rapa Nui on Easter Island

Tapati Rapa Nui is considered the largest cultural event in the Pacific. This festival takes place for ten days at the beginning of February. On the program: outdoor […]

Chile: Atacama, a desert and wonders

Chile: Atacama, a desert and wonders

With its vast expanses of rock, snow-capped volcanoes and colorful mineral lagoons, the Atacama Desert is one of the most majestic natural sites in northern Chile. In […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Chile

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Chile

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Chile There is a large choice of hedémars), the prices increase and, in the most touristic places, it is useful (not to say neaoû or then only with a central stove for the whole house. Camping site For those who […]

Money and budget Chile

Money and budget Chile

Money and budget Chile Money, banks, exchange Currency and exchange - The currency is the Chilean peso ($ Ch). In mid-2017, € 1 was worth around $ 700 Ch and $ 100 Ch was worth € 0,14. - The euro can be changed easily in Santiago and in the vast majority […]

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