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Lake Llanquihue at Ensenada  
   

Lake Llanquihue at Ensenada

Iquique and the Chilean Lake District

October 12th 2010
Having crossed from Peru into northern Chile (and a very slow crossing it was), I passed through the Chilean border city of Arica, where I’ve been before, and headed straight for the city of Iquique, 4 hours to the south. Driving through the Atacama Desert, there was nothing at all in the 300km between the two cities. The approach to Iquique was quite something, with the main road passing over ... read more
South America » Chile » Araucanía » Pucón

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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