Route 40, Chiloe and the Lake District April 22nd 2012 The last two and half weeks since my last entry have been fairly fast-paced and I’ve travelled a long way from El Chalten to Santiago, visiting Patagonia and Lake Districts in both Chile and Argentina. It’s been one of the most interesting and rewarding sections of the trip so far – combining stunning scenery, touristy highlights and some off-the-beaten-track locations.
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South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago 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