Chile Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas
The newly protected waters around the Desventuradas Islands contain many marine species found nowhere else on Earth.
Countless incredible landscapes await you in Chile, ranging from the world’s driest desert to the awe-inspiring glaciers of Antarctica and Patagonia. Witness sunrise over the majestic Andes and glorious sunsets on the Pacific coast.
The amazing landscapes of northern Chile simply beg to be photographed; the Altiplanic lagoons, the geysers at El Tatio and the stunning national parks will make an indelible impression. If you come in springtime, the extraordinary phenomenon of the flowering desert near Copiapo is a photographer’s dream.
On Easter Island, the moai stand patiently in line for you to capture them from their best angle; a sight to be seen nowhere else on earth but on remote Rapa Nui, that far-flung speck in the Pacific Ocean.
From man-made mysteries to natural wonders … The Torres del Paine wholly deserves its title of the eighth wonder of the world. Give in to the thrall of these breathtaking landscapes. Breathe in its incredibly pure air and the scent of abundant native vegetation as you walk. Gaze in awe at the massive Patagonian glaciers and enjoy a whisky on the rocks with millennial ice from the San Rafael Lagoon. Immortalize with your lens each one of these intense, magical Chilean moments!
Patagonia International Marathon A running event that takes place in the Torres del Paine National Park in the Chilean Patagonia, surrounded by enormous glaciers, lakes and the big granite mountainous pillars. This sporting event has four distances: 60k, 42k, 21K and 10K. To register or get more information visit http://www.patagonianinternationalmarathon.com/
Festival of la Pampilla The festival of la Pampilla takes place every year on the 18th and 19th of September in the city of Coquimbo. During this period (and even from weeks before the activity) hundreds of families set up their tents and vehicles on the hills and areas surrounding the Pampilla’s main esplanade. The […]
Independence Celebrations Every year, on September 18th, Chile celebrates Independence with a bang to commemorate the beginning of the independence process from the Spanish Crown. Commonly known as “el dieciocho” (because of the date), most of the celebrations take place around the 18th and 19th, but the festivities can last up to a week. Most […]