Chilean Glimpses

A diverse selection of several Chilean glimpses…

#Santiago, Torres Del Paine, Salto Grande Waterfall, Volcano Villarrica, Patagonian Fjords, South America

Sharing with you something a little unusual with a series of four (or so) photos from different areas of a country. Maybe you’ve been to these? See what you think of this idea and leave me a comment below.

1. Patagonian Fjords

Ethereal mist and clouds whisp around mountains almost shrouding their souring existence, while gliding quietly throughout the Patagonian fjords. A surreal canvas unfolds around every watery bend, while the 4-day ferry slides further north to Puerto Monte in southern Chile.

#patagonia, #chile, Patagonian Fjords, South America
Patagonian Fjords

On nature’s humbling journey through the Patagonian Fjords, expect to witness incredible scenery followed by more spectacular scenery!

2. Santiago

Santiago’s unique and beautifully-coloured alluring streets, entice even the most disgruntled of photographers.

#Santiago, #Chile, South America
Running late – Santiago

You can’t help but capture this vivid snapshot in time of local life in this energetic city.

3. Torres Del Paine National Park

The dramatic Torres Del Paine National Park can be reached by minibus in an hour or so from Puerto Natales, in southern Chile.

Torres Del Paine, Salto Grande Waterfall, #chile, South America
Salto Grande Waterfall, Torres Del Paine

One of the protected Magallanes Region and Chilean Antarctica areas, pristine lakes, remarkable scenery, the magnificent Salto Grande Waterfall, and inquisitive local wildlife awaits.

4. Volcano Villarrica

The arduous ascent of Volcano Villarrica (Vulcán Villarrica) at dawn presents a breathtaking landscape, but not as stunning as the deepened vibrant sunset colours…

Volcano Villarrica, #chile, South America

…on the descent, of one of Chile’s most active volcanoes. This memorable trek is not for the fainthearted.

Where in Chile?

#Santiago, Torres Del Paine, Salto Grande Waterfall, Volcano Villarrica, Patagonian Fjords, South America
Map: Google

Did you enjoy this post or do you prefer more detail about each place? Would you like to see more photos in this type of post? What country would you like to visit with me next week? If I’ve been to the country, I’ll publish a post just for you, so leave me a comment…

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23 responses to “Chilean Glimpses”

  1. Sartenada Avatar

    Gorgeous post. I have been to Santiago de Chile only. My daughter taught local people in one IT-project during three months. I visit there with my granddaughter during two weeks. We had great time there! Matti

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Thank you for your kind feedback, Matti!
      That would have been a fast visit but enough to give you a taste Chile. I’ve published 14 posts on Chile albeit some of my first WordPress posts. 😉

  2. equinoxio21 Avatar

    Santiago is very nice. Only been there once. Stumbled on Pablo Neruda’s house by pure chance. Went to Valparaiso y Viña del Mar too… Chilly but pleasant.

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Hmmm…don’t remember seeing that house at all but did go to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar.
      On the countdown now and madly packing up the house! 😉

      1. equinoxio21 Avatar

        Good. Have fun packing… (Hopping to Valparaiso and Viña)

      2. Image Earth Travel Avatar

        Hmmm…not sure it’s fun, to be honest, but getting closer.

      3. equinoxio21 Avatar

        Once it’s done… and you’re up and away…

      4. Image Earth Travel Avatar

        Exactly! Then I can sit back and relax on the flight to Singapore. 😉

      5. equinoxio21 Avatar

        Say hello to the city of Lions for me…

      6. Image Earth Travel Avatar

        I shall indeed…

      7. equinoxio21 Avatar

        Terima kasih.

      8. Image Earth Travel Avatar

        De nada 😉

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  3. Dave Ply Avatar

    “Glimpses” feels like “Teasers.” Now I’m wanting to see more pics from each of the locations – which you’ve no doubt already posted about…

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Ha, ha, I did include links to my old posts with loads more pics if you wanted more teasers. 😉

  4. Diana Avatar

    What a beautiful country, very well captured!

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Thank you, Diana. You can check more photos and write-ups on Chile.

  5. Neil Lintern Avatar

    An excellent blog, really enjoyed the diversity!

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Thank you, Neil, and great you enjoyed this blog! 😉

  6. Yetismith Avatar

    I always like your posts, however you choose to do them. You really visit your destinations thoroughly! I feel a bit of a fraud because although I have been to a few places, half the time I was rushing through on my way to somewhere else or wasting time time in airports standing by for flights. When you are in Bangkok with a space-available ticket and all flights are full, you can feel a long way from home and a bit freaked out because you are due back at work in NY. I did go to Chile twice, both times coming or going to Antarctica. We sailed down the Beagle Channel and actually landed via rubber boats on Cape Horn (1st tourists to do so, we were told) It was bitterly cold sailing past all the glaciers and it was stunning. We went via Puerto Monte both times, probably the windiest place I have ever been. I remember wild lupins. Would love to have spent more time in Chile. Beautiful country. Your photos are amazing. Brings back great memories.

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Another amazing snippet of your life right there and thank you for sharing it here.

      We tried to get to Antarctica from Ushuaia but got down there a few days before the boats stopped but they stopped early that year due to bad weather, so decided on a day sail on the Beagle Channel – fantastic. Absolutely loved Ususia and stayed a couple of weeks.
      I have a few older posts on Chile that may bring back more memories. 😉

      Thank you for your kind feedback as always Carolyn.

  7. Rebecca Cuningham Avatar

    Four important points of Chile, well photographed! Have desert ones from Arica? Where in Santiago is the street scene? Providencia? near Cerro S. Cristóbal? I’d like a short paragraph of detail about each photo. A small detail: volcán is the noun in Spanish. Please check out my recent posts on snow, orchids and luminaries. Gracias.

    1. Image Earth Travel Avatar

      Thank you, Rebecca. No desert photos as I didn’t make it to Arica.
      My partner checked the map and it was in Barrio Bellavista, on the way to Cerro S. Cristóbal.
      So the detail for each photo wasn’t enough? I’ll change that grammar. 😉
      Will pop over now and thank you for your feedback.

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