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.
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:
As the capital of Brazil’s Santa Catarina state, Florianopolis is a half-island, half-mainland retreat, home to some of the country’s most sought-after beaches. Serving as a melting pot of cultures and home to friendly locals, there’s no end to adventure in Florianopolis. Whether you seek to lounge at the beach or enjoy a multi-day hike, read below to discover 10 not-to-miss experiences on your next trip to Brazil’s leading southern city.
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The lucky winner–and a guest–of our Hike, Bike, Kayak, Sip Chile…Patagonia Edition will spend 10 days in southern Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park.