Santiago – Mendoza route

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Travelling: one moment I am in Santiago walking through the city in a tank top. 2 hours later I am in a bus crossing the argentine border, through the snow in the mountains.

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Valparaiso

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Hippie is the first word that comes to my mind to describe Valparaiso – harbour city on the pacific coast of Chile, located around 2 hours drive from Santiago. Full of street art, houses painted in different colours and interesting … Continue reading

Santiago

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Chile is the 28th biggest country in the world, but has the population of only 18 mln. 1/3 of that population has decided, that despite of all the beautiful places to choose from in Chile, it is going to live in Santiago – the capital. This certainly doesn’t help to the fact that Santiago (because of its location) is already one of the most polluted cities in the world. I spent few days in there and must admit that it was nice, after 6 months of travelling through less developed countries, to find yourself in a very european like setting. Apart from the pollution.

Lauca National Park

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After spending few days in La Paz I decided to finally visit Lauca National Park in Chile and also Sajama National Park in Bolivia which borders it.These parks have unjustifiably been omitted by the ”backpacker bible” – the lonely planet … Continue reading