Postcard 8: Into the Desert

Garganta del Diablo, Chile

The second part of the road trip took us up to the Atacama Desert. I want to talk about the powerful landscapes and the deafening absence of life. But when I reflect on my time in San Pedro, I think of the tour companies.

Postcard #7: Of Pisco and Stars

Pisco Elqui in the Elqui Valley

After two weeks in Valparaiso, it was time for a road trip up north. First stop, the Elqui Valley. About 6 hours north of Santiago is the Elqui Valley and a town called Vicuña. When doing a bit of research about Chile, most of the information is typically about Patagonia. But after a bit of … Read more

Postcard #5: On to Chile

Santiago, Chile

Steph and I made it to Chile this week – the first stop is Santiago. We had heard a lot of great things about Santiago and Chile in general, so needless to say, we were pretty optimistic about our time there. But we also come to Chile at a fascinating time in their history.