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Backpacking travel stories and traveling tips for visiting Chile.

San Pedro de Atacama

Stargazing in Chile

Travel in Chile doesn’t always go as planned, as our guest writer Linda Martin discovers… We’d hoped to visit San Pedro de Atacama on our first trip to Chile, detouring off the main road from Santiago to the border to see what this desert town has to offer.  But while we were in the south […]

Photo of the Day: Foxglove Flower In Chile

We know we have given you this photo on our Travel Photo of the Day series before, but it is my personal favorite flower picture and I just had to included it in our flower and plant week. Foxgloves are also called Witches’ Gloves, Dead Men’s Bells, Fairy’s Glove, Gloves of Our Lady, Bloody Fingers, […]

Glaciers

Photo of the Day: Glacier Los Perros Patagonia

In late March we hiked the full circuit trek at Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia Chile. This photo is of Glacier Los Perros near Los Perros Camp Site. It was taken during very high winds where we had to sit on our bellies to not be blow into the freezing lake.

San Pedro de Atacama Dirt Streets

Discover Adventure in San Pedro de Atacama Chile

San Pedro de Atacama is an adventure town located in Chile’s Northern Salt Mountains and is an extreme desert environment.  The landscape is very picturesque with snow capped mountains in the distance and desert valleys that glow orange when the sun sets. (more…)

Giant Cliff in Arica

Discover Arica, Chile

Arica was the first town we arrived to in Chile entering from Peru in the north.  After researching our Lonely Planet Guide, it was a last minute decision that had us headed to Arica.  The description of what we could find in Chile’s Altiplano was enticing: town of Putre, Lauca National Park, Salar de Surire […]

Sunrise at Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine Sunrise – Short Clip 3

Enjoy a stunning sunrise from Patagonia through a Travel Video from Jason and Aracely of TwoBackpackers.com. In Short Clip 3, we share the colorful skies surrounding the Torres del Paine towers changing as the sun rises. Enjoy the show! (more…)

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