As we made our way up the final stretch of the steep, gravel path, I gasped. There they stood, the mysterious, magnificent Three Towers of Paine (aka Torres del Paine), glowing a faint shade of red in the early morning light. The three towers are the centerpiece of the park and are an awe-inspiring sight. There were about a dozen… Read More
Chile travel tips and advice. Articles highlighting Chile travel guides to help you plan your trip to this South American country.
The Bolivian salt flats of Salar de Uyuni are touted as an absolute must-see in South America. But there is another spot in the Atacama Desert that rivals its beauty – Salar de Tara. It may seem strange then that during my trip to South America, I didn’t leave myself enough time to visit Salar de Uyuni. It was the rainy… Read More
In the Southern Pacific Ocean, a remote volcanic island looms out of the sea with giant stone statues. The Easter Island Statues. So who put these giant stone heads on Easter Island and what was their purpose? Mark is on the trip of a lifetime to discover where this isolated civilization came from and where they went. The Mysterious Easter Island Statues Rapa… Read More
Last month I celebrated the one year anniversary of an event that made a significant impact on my life and molded me into a more savvy, independent and conscientious traveler. In July 2012, I was mugged by thee individuals on a sunny afternoon while I was walking around in Valparaiso, located around 2 hours away from Santiago de Chile. After… Read More