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 →
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.
Bolivia has landscapes that resemble Mars (at least to me), Chile has Atacama desert and on it Moon Valley, that resembles….well….the Moon. Sometimes the landscape that you see when you travel is so surreal to what your eyes are used … Continue reading →
The last day of the tour brought us to Salar de Uyuni. Giant salt flats that cover the surface of 200 thousand square km of Bolivia. We set off at 5.30 in the morning to get to the flats for … Continue reading →
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 →