Chile

Travel Diaries #13: Ushuaia - the end of the world.

Travel Diaries #13: Ushuaia - the end of the world.

The flight to the end of the world was smooth until landing. I don't know if it had anything to do with how far south we were but I have never experienced the plane rumble, bounce and shake so much. Add to this the gasps, screams and worried noises from the cabin and you have one scary experience. Nonetheless I arrived, I felt a good vibe about Ushuaia, Fin del Mundo (the end of the world).

Travel Diaries #11: Climbing Villarrica

Travel Diaries #11: Climbing Villarrica

My eyelids were heavy and the air I breathed in was cold. Like sardines in tin, we were squished into a rickety old mini van. The van clunked up the mountain and we bounced around inside. The day had not yet dawned but as I forced my eyes open, I caught glimpses of the snow covered terrain outside.

Travel Diaries #7: The Atacama Desert

Travel Diaries #7: The Atacama Desert

The Atacama desert lies in the North of Chile. Made up of salt basins and sand, many say this is the driest desert in the world. As with all deserts temperatures rise rapidly in the day and fall below zero at night. Water is scarce and dust is everywhere.