Tag: Chile

The Whole Picture: Chile’s Cueca

The Whole Picture: Chile’s Cueca

| August 14, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Cueca, a unique dance form native to Chile, is credited as being the country’s national dance.

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Dining on Curanto in Chiloé

Dining on Curanto in Chiloé

| May 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Although today it’s easily accessed by a short ferry ride, Chiloé’s history, customs, and language bear little resemblance to those of the mainland—or anywhere else in the world—because of its isolation.

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The Whole Picture: Providencia’s Obelisk

The Whole Picture: Providencia’s Obelisk

| May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The obelisk and statue located in Santiago’s Providencia neighbourhood honour Chilean President José Manuel Balmaceda Fernandez.

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Exploring Chile’s Lake District

Exploring Chile’s Lake District

| May 2, 2011 | 4 Comments

After a few days exploring Santiago, we flew south to Puerto Varas and Chile’s beautiful Lake District, the gateway to the Chilean Patagonia.

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The Whole Picture: Osorno Volcano

The Whole Picture: Osorno Volcano

| April 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

With its classical blackish dark green color and ornamented with arms of eternal snow, Osorno Volcano noted for its resemblance to Mount Fuji of Japan.

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Touring Santiago’s Wineries

Touring Santiago’s Wineries

| April 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

Santiago’s vineyard tours provide an inside view of one of Chile’s fastest growing industries—and the opportunity to taste some amazing wines that are not available anywhere else.

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Visiting Chile: Five things to see in Santiago

Visiting Chile: Five things to see in Santiago

| April 18, 2011 | 5 Comments

With such polarized opinions, Kathryn and I knew that we would either love Santiago or hate it.

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Two Go Round Chile and Argentina

Two Go Round Chile and Argentina

| March 2, 2011 | 7 Comments

Soon we’ll be exploring the streets of Santiago, sampling Chilean wines, soaking in the natural beauty of the Lake District’s glaciers and lakes, and sampling the food, wine and sophistication of the ‘Paris of the South’, Buenos Aires.

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