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Last Frontiers' articles for Chile (Trip reports)

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Ed's first total solar eclipse

I remember the 1999 partial solar eclipse in England, and helping our children follow Blue Peter’s clever instructions to reflect the sun’s rays onto a screen to avoid damaging eyes. That eclipse was only total in Cornwall and even there I seem to recall clouds trying to spoil the show. In 2016 the... Read more»

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Four reasons to visit Tierra del Fuego

The distant and isolated Tierra del Fuego ('Land of Fire') covers around 48,000km² and is known for its natural untouched beauty and dramatic landscapes. The island is split between Chile and Argentina at the southernmost extreme of the Americas, and whilst this means it is a long journey to get the... Read more»

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Nicola travels from tip to toe in Chile

If you are wondering where to spend your next holiday, let me suggest Chile.  In 14 nights you can comfortably cover the highlights of this land of extremes, experiencing the driest desert on earth, the soaring peaks of the Andes, fields of ice, vertiginous volcanoes and some truly tremendous wine.... Read more»

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Argentina and Chile - Nicola defines luxury

Luxury Travel - what does it mean?  With everyone from EasyJet to Harrods advertising ‘luxury holidays’, ‘luxury villas’, and ‘luxury tours,’ the term has rather lost its meaning - or at least become a bit confusing. What is clear however is that ‘luxury’ means different things to different people.... Read more»

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Lizzy in Argentina

In March I was very fortunate to return to Argentina. Having previously been no further south than Calafate, I was excited at the prospect of going to the world’s most southern city - Ushuaia. My trip started with a three night stay in Buenos Aires, at the lovely Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau. I have be... Read more»

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Ed on the Carretera Austral - driving Chile's southern highway

My first introduction to the Carretera Austral was in 1998, when I led a group of photographers down a section of the road from Chaitén to Coyhaique. I had to wait 16 years to drive the remaining sections of the highway - but it was worth the wait! The Carretera Austral, Chile’s iconic highway linki... Read more»

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Jonny in Chilean Patagonia

The last time I visited Chile was a brief foray to the north of the country and the Atacama desert. I had been completely captivated by the surreal landscapes of the area, so when I was offered the chance to see some of Chile's southern highlights and try a self-drive itinerary on a stretch of road... Read more»

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Sue in Chile and Argentina

When I spotted the Christmas departure of the Puelo Valley ride from Chile to Argentina and was also offered the opportunity to experience some of Chile's wonderful highlights with a friend, I jumped at them all. The Atacama desert exceeded my expectations and the scenery in Torres del Paine is spec... Read more»

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