Category Archives: Chile

Two Days, Three Nations

Chile is a pretty long nation. It’s about as long as the US is wide. Long enough that cutting due west from La Paz, we landed in the northernmost outpost of Arica, located on the Chilean side of the Atacama … Continue reading

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Do The Fu’

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Yummers, Chile.

After a month in Chile, we’re headed to Argentina tomorrow. But before we go, a few culinary discoveries of note:

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Patagonia Is Choco-Nino!

Picture this: a half-crazed kid with a maniacal smile and just-eaten chocolate all over his face. This, my friends, is what we call “choco nino.” It’s an expression our fellow campers in Chaiten, Justin and Matt, came up with to … Continue reading

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It Really Rains A Lot In The Rain Forest

Puyuhuapi is a friendly little misty town nestled between high, verdant ridges facing west into a fjord of the same name. The area is considered the most lush in all of Patagonia, on account of the high annual rainfall.

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He Who Rushes Patagonia Wastes The Most Time

Sage words for anybody traveling the Carretera Austral. We encountered this expression in different forms and different languages along the way, eventually passing them along to other travelers. A long, lonely dirt road stretching from Chaiten in the north to … Continue reading

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Toallas son muy importantes!

So. A couple of important discoveries we’ve made over the last few days  . . .

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