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Total Solar Eclipse Chile 2019: An Astronomer’s View

Guest Blog by Angel Lopez-Sanchez The central regions of Chile and Argentina experienced this natural phenomenon in which the Moon, in its movement around the Earth, fully covers the Sun. Observing a Total Solar Eclipse is one of the greatest nature shows we can enjoy. Little by little, the Moon, in its eternal movement around...
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Pueblo Kawésqar:A Community Tourism Initiative

Guest Blog by Wes Espinosa, Torres del Paine Legacy Fund While best known for its glaciers and peaks, Torres del Paine and its gateway city of Puerto Natales also possess unique cultural assets and indigenous heritage, particularly that of its original peoples, the Kawésqar. However this heritage is little known or celebrated by many of...
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‘Pura Vida’ in Costa Rica

By Tiffany Chek
Touted as the happiest place on earth, it’s easy to see why (just don’t tell Disney). Everywhere you go you will hear Ticos (what Costa Ricans call themselves) exclaim ‘Pura Vida’! It literally means ‘Pure Life’ but is used to express everything from good morning, have a good day, thank you and...
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How to Book Your Antarctica Expedition

By Mauricio Zarzar
Antarctica: Penguins, seals, whales, icebergs, The Drake Passage and the best holiday you could ask for. I would be lying if I say that I always wanted to go to Antarctica. This beautiful part of the world doesn’t usually come up on a kid’s radar and sometimes not even on an adult...
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Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve:Patagonia Must-do

By Karen O’Dwyer
Why you should add this to any Patagonian or South American Adventure A unique and unforgettable experience in a biodiversity hotspot amongst towering rainforest, thundering waterfalls and breathtaking volcanoes nestled in the Chilean lakes district set against the Andes Mountains. Aside from winning awards from National Geographic and being named one of...
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Packing for the 2019 Solar Eclipse

by Matt McMillan
Travelling to remote destinations means that you are far from home, and all your belongings. The best viewing locations for the 2019 solar eclipse are within the La Serena region of Chile – primarily a domestic travel area with a lower standard of accommodation and infrastructure than would normally be expected by...
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Discovering the Sacred Valley, Peru

Discovering the Sacred Valley – Guest blog by Ben Garcia, Nomade Unique Experiences Peru, the most iconic destination in South America, home of Machu Picchu and the heritage of the Incan Empire, a gastronomy that inherited its innovation, mix and flavours from Peru’s history, and nature that excites. But there’s much more to explore, there’s...
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