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Chile: Hello, Goodbye.

After our Bolivian nightmare, we ended our tour of the salt flats in the huge, dry desert of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. Spending a week based in the pleasant little town (the only sign of civilisation for miles around), Atacama was a huge improvement on the past week we had had. 438 more words

5 Things You Should Do When Studying Abroad

Seeing as I have studied abroad for a whole month and then some, I am somewhat qualified to write a post that outlines all the important must-do’s of studying abroad, whether you’re abroad for a month or a semester or even a year. 1,247 more words

Time In Chile

Valparaiso, need I say more!!

We arrive around at 14:00 on a Sunday, at a bus station that was under renovation. So pretty much on the side of the road. 542 more words


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Backpacking across the Andes - #2: Valparaiso (Chile)

Valparaiso is a lovely port city on the Pacific coast of Chile, about one and a half hours from Santiago by car. Even though it is Chile’s second biggest city, it has managed to preserve a very laid-back atmosphere, with its little streets flanked by colorful houses and with the Pacific Ocean in the background. 248 more words


Chile, 2015, Part Six

The week-end is over and it’s back to work at the “Look of Love” school in Valparaiso, Chile. With only a few days left we want to get as much done as possible so the school will be approved to increase the number of students they can host. 417 more words

Mission Work

Destination Uno - Santiago

The start of our South American adventure started more with a subtle hop than a jump. Our first destination, Santiago, was a significantly more refined city than anticipated. 1,451 more words