Chile

What To See & Do in Santiago, Chile

November 20, 2013
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In what will probably be the longest day of our lives, we arrived into Santiago de Chile four hours before we left Auckland. Go figure. Despite the dizzying confusion of the International Date Line to contend with, as soon as we walked out of departures, people were benevolently pointing us towards the awaiting Centropuerto bus […]

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Stargazing in Chile

September 24, 2012
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After a seven hour bus journey from the seaside resort of ViƱa del Mar, past cacti-covered hills and glimpses down to deserted bays, we arrived at the pretty Chilean town of La Serena. After a cup of tea at our hostel, we wandered the paint-peeling streets and admired the sunset before tucking into some Chilean […]

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The world’s best graffiti

September 19, 2012
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My RTW trip gave me the time to be creative again. I didn’t make much, but I did think about it and soon realised I was appreciating global art and architecture and design anew. It was a trip that was in all senses of the word, inspiring. And one thing that barely caught my attention […]

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