Santiago to Reykjavik: 126 Days, 126 Seconds

  We tried to take one second of video footage for every day of the Santiago to Reykjavik leg of our journey. Sometimes we forgot, and sometimes we took more than one video on a day so the amount of seconds at a particular place can be slightly off but each country is timed properly….

San Pedro de Atacama: Where the sun has no mercy

We took a bus from La Serena to San Pedro with Copiapo as a one night stop over. Six hours on the first leg and 13 on the second. It was worth it though, San Pedro is a pretty cool place. San Pedro is situated in one of the driest places on earth, the Atacama…

ViƱa del Mar: The only thing to fear is the beach – apparently.

Valparaiso’s sister city known for its beaches even though there are signs everywhere saying that the water is not suitable for swimming. Being a bay beach, there were no waves, currents, undertows, rips or other dangers to be seen…but apparently its unsafe! There wasn’t as much to explore in Vina as the main attraction was…

Valparaiso: The only thing to fear is burning calves

  If Santiago is the Lygon St or St Kilda of Chile, than Valparaiso is the Brunswick or Collingwood (sorry about the Melbourne references). The dirtier, more exciting student city only an hour and a half from Santiago. But we did a free walking tour and discovered the nice corners of the seaside city built…

Santiago: The only thing to fear is la cuenta

Santiago: City of EXPENSIVEENESS only offset by the FUNICULAR and maybe quite a few other things. The currency converts at one 2$ = 1000 pesos so it is really easy to calculate… but not easy on the hip pocket since everything is the same price as Melbourne! $20 meals is not why I came to…