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Playground again  

Playground again

The town that won't die

February 10th 2009
First of all, I need to start this entry with an admission. I went to Chaiten purely as a voyeur, planning on taking a view photos of the town, then leaving. For those of you that don't know the history, Chaiten was a busy port village until May 2008, when the nearby Volcano Chaiten erupted. This caused the river to overflow, and the town was devestated. Thankfully, everyone got out alive. No ... read more
South America » Chile » Aisén » Carretera Austral

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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