San Pedro de Atacama
Chile

San Pedro de Atacama

Forgive me for glossing over San Pedro de Atacama. It’s not for lack of material, but rather because Bolivia is infinitely more interesting and wildly different, and the country has captured my imagination to such an extent that I am too tempted to compare it to Chile, which would be putting the cart before the … Continue reading

Woah Iquique, hey Humberstone
Chile

Woah Iquique, hey Humberstone

Iquique stole my heart and is probably my favourite place in Chile. It’s about 1,800km north of Santiago. The city is skirted by Pacific coastline – pristine, soft, white, walkable beach – on one side and the looming mountains of the Atacama Desert on the other. Not even the skyscraping hotels and tourism complexes can … Continue reading

Seen in Santiago
Art / Chile

Seen in Santiago

Santiago is covered in graffiti and street art. Most of the shots in this post are from Barrio Yungay, which is the neighbourhood next to mine. The rest of the city is similarly painted, though some efforts are more sophisticated than others – there is also a whole lot of needless vandalism that hardly qualifies … Continue reading