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  • Guide to volcanoes in Chile

    The Ring of Fire stretches 40,000 miles, nearly encircling the entire Pacific Ocean, and is home to the vast majority of the world’s volcanoes. Nearly all of Chile lies within the volatile zone, and the country contains almost 100 active volcanoes. Volcanoes can be found in virtually all parts of Chile, from the dry northern Atacama, throughout the waterlogged Lake District and into the icy southern reaches. This guide will take a look at some of the most spectacular cones spread around the land.

  • The Charms of Olinda

    Every major city has suburbs, but not many of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But three miles north of the bustling city of Recife, on Brazil’s northeast coast, the small town of Olinda is exactly that.
    What makes Olinda so special is much more than its historic significance, it’s also the small town’s unique charm. But first, the history.
  • An ecotourism dream

    If you’re interested in ecotourism, Brazil should be near the top of your Places To Visit list. There’s a huge variety of ecotourism attractions and opportunities in the world’s fifth largest country. But first, what, exactly, is ecotourism?
  • Why You Should Ski in Bariloche This Fall

    Serving as the gateway town for the best ski slopes in all of Patagonia, San Carlos de Bariloche is a haven for novice and seasoned skiers alike. This small city located in Nahuel Huapi National Park in northern Patagonia attracts outdoor enthusiasts largely for its proximity to Cerro Catedral, home to the largest lift-accessed ski area in the region. Meaning “Mount Cathedral” in Spanish, Cerro Catedral’s granite-spiraled summit resembles ancient medieval temples. When you’re not skiing, you’ll want to document the sheer beauty of the mountain.

  • Protected Natural Beauty in Chile

    From north to south, top to bottom, Chile is home to some of the most spectacular natural beauty on the planet. Stretching over 2,500 miles from north to south, Chile covers an incredibly vast range of geographic and climate zones. Chileans appreciate the natural wonders of their country, and have done an excellent job of preserving the natural terrain. Chile boasts a long list of national parks, covering over 9 million hectares. Here are six of the most prominent:

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