Archive for the ‘Chile’ Category
Nov. 29, 2012, Santiago, Chile â€“ The Melimoyu Ecosystem Research Institute (MERI) is leading a pioneering study of blue whales in the Gulf of Corcovado, along the coast of northern Chilean Patagonia. The research is revealing the prime significance of this area as breeding and feeding grounds for blue whales, the largest creature to have [...]
SANTIAGO, CHILEâ€“ If youâ€™ve been immersed in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, youâ€™ll be glad to know that another Olympic fix is just around the corner. Tapati 2013, one of the most important annual festivals in all of Polynesia, is the Easter Island version of the Olympic Games. Tapati takes place February 3-18, 2013, [...]
SANTIAGO, CHILE, May 15, 2012 â€“ explora is a travel pioneer within the far latitudes of South America, pushing the boundaries of traditional touring to make way for a new type of travel. Offering ardent travellers in-depth explorations, exploraâ€™s three luxury lodges â€“ in Patagonia, Atacama and Rapa Nui â€“ serve as gateways to explore [...]
Here’s a Tour to Experience the Pristine Wilderness of Patagonia in Luxury with Southern Explorations
SEATTLE, Wash. November through March is the time to visit the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina, and Southern Explorations is gearing up to offer 30 different set-departure itineraries plus endless customized possibilities for Patagonia vacations during this high travel season. Pristine Patagonia makes a truly awe-inspiring travel destination, and Southern Explorationsâ€™ Patagonia tours allow [...]
SANTIAGO, Chile â€“ The 5th annual 50 Tours of a Lifetime announces the â€śbest ofâ€ť list, naming tour operators from around the globe. As one of the best of the best, Cruceros Australis takes world travelers from the glossy pages of National Geographic Traveler to the icy blue waters of Cape Horn.
NEW YORK â€“ MAY, 2010 â€“ For avid fans of skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports, heading to the slopes of Chile makes a cool retreat in the heat of the summer. Chile, one of the Southern Hemisphereâ€™s top winter sports destinations, and where numerous professional ski and snowboard teams train during the northern hemisphere [...]
My Exclusive Journeys Reminds Travelers: Most Chile Travel Attractions Were Not Affected by the Earthquake
Miami, FL, March, 2010-Though Chile suffered a massive earthquake two weeks ago, most of the country’s sites of interest to travelers were not affected. The tour company My Exclusive Journeys reminds travelers that Patagonia and Torres del Paine in the southernmost part of Chile; the southern part of the Lakes and Volcanoes region; the Atacama [...]
By David Eisen | March, 2010 Though the U.S. State Department is urging Americans to avoid travel to Chile, the fact is that many of the country’s major tourist attractions-Patagonia, the Atacame desert, Easter Island-escaped with little or no damage after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake Saturday.
ETN:Â A state of catastrophe has been declared after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday morning off the coast of central Chile. Damage and casualty assessments are still being made, but buildings, bridges and power lines are down in the capital of Santiago, as well as in Concepcion and other areas. Dozens of powerful aftershocks have [...]
CHILEAN PATAGONIA – The Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race returns for its eighth edition next month (February) with the reigning champions taking on the biggest field in history on a course that will create the toughest and most southerly adventure race ever run.