Exploring extreme nature at San Pedro de Atacama

The main draw at San Pedro de Atacama is the tours. We had three full days, so we booked the three most popular tours: the luna valley, the red rocks & altiplano lakes and the geysers. We ended up going with a travel company called Desert Adventure because the tours were reasonably priced but seemed to be of good quality and they agreed to give us … Continue reading Exploring extreme nature at San Pedro de Atacama

Getting dusty in San Pedro de Atacama

We spent a while debating whether to go to San Pedro de Atacama – everything we’d read said it was super touristy and crazy expensive and it didn’t sound too appealing. After talking to a few travellers who’d already been there, and researching the tours further, we agreed that San Pedro de Atacama was a place not to be missed. We caught a bus from … Continue reading Getting dusty in San Pedro de Atacama

A weekend in Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso is an incredible place. It’s been a source of inspiration for many artists for years and it has a really creative, bohemian vibe. The houses are built into the hills; they are all painted different colours (some say the colour relates to the colour of the owner’s boat) and covered in murals, which seems to be the only way to protect properties from graffiti. … Continue reading A weekend in Valparaiso, Chile