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]
Date: April 15th 1989
If you put your cursor/hand on the map above, you can move it around - Peru is to the north; Santiago, Chile to the south; Mendoza, Argentina to the southeast.
This is a continuation of my putting our old travel journals onto this blog site. See previous ones: Guatemala 1988, which is the first in this series; Costa Rica 1989 (w/Christmas in Cozumel, Mexico and last da ... read more