The Atacama Desert

Now that we visited Valparaiso in a day instead of the three days I had initially set aside for it, what were we going to do between now and Torres del Paine (TdP) [the only thing we had set in concrete (other than our Airbnb booking in Santiago)]? Nathan successfully changed our bookings for the…

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When you can’t kick this terrible sleeping pattern..

I realised that being an early riser in Santiago gets you nowhere. Starbucks may be open at 9am, but there’s only so much you can do in the morning. Museums and tourist sights open at 10am at the earliest – representative of the culture and sleeping habits of Chileans. That being said, when I get…

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Bienvenido a Santiago de Chile!

Our very first stop on our travels is Santiago, capital of Chile. Nathan and I were slightly nervous because we knew nothing about South America. On a sidenote: I had been trying to learn Spanish by audiobooks and Duolingo and am excited to have the opportunity to practise the language. I’ve forgotten how much I…

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