Chile, what an awesome easy living country! July 5th 2009 Tim Version:
* San Pedro is a nice little place with a good dose of sunlight during the day, a warm change!
* Santiago is amazing!! The layout of the city, the public spaces, its so clean and safe, its incredible! Not so lively in winter but Id love to check it out in summer...
The version loving being in a clean, safe country where everything works:
Arriving in San Pedro was brilliant. ... read more
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
24, Male, West Aussie going backpacking in Central America and South America.
Countries I hit include England, Northern Ireland, Portugal and Spain for relatives and relaxation, then for the backpacking its Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru and maaybe Chile if time and cash allows.
Backpacking, I want to experience it all from the ground to get a better look and feel for the places. Walking and public buses instead of taxis, that kind of deal, to get more amongst it.
Hopefully by the end I will be able to speak Spa... full info