Chile's unusual, ribbon-like shape — 4,300 kilometres long and on average 175 kilometres wide — has
given it a varied climate, ranging from the world's driest desert —the Atacama—in the north, through a
Mediterranean climate in the centre,to a rainy and temperate climate in the dramatic south, Patagonia.
I was born with a passion for the map's blank spaces. Exploring them is where I feel most alive and am filled with the greatest sense of wonder and intrigue for the world around.As Nabokov once said..."nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” Shall we go forth?
We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate.We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again—to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.
At Earthtones, we believe that tourism — when implemented thoughtfully and intentionally — can be a force for regeneration in the world: regenerative to local economic,social, and ecological systems. Partnering with individuals, guides, and communities rich in natural capital — from farmers to community land trusts and ranches — we're co-creating a network of local-powered, immersive nature experiences.
Founded in 1977 Setours is a Peruvian- Austrian destination management company (DMC) based in Lima and with own branch offices in Cusco,Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile. We handcraft journeys to special interests to South America for clients (travel wholesalers and boutique agencies). Our up-to-date knowledge, creativity, dynamism and dedication are what set us apart. We understand what it means to go the extra mile, and we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, honesty and good faith - the key to long-lasting business relationships with clients from four continents.
Located on 150 acres bordering Lake Tagua Tagua and the Puelo River, Barraco Lodge is ideally located to explore the natural treasures of northern Patagonia and the Pacific coast: wild rivers,waterfalls, hidden lakes, glaciers, volcanos, granite cliffs, and some of the oldest rain forests in the world. A typical Patagonian style lodge, with some of the best equipment and team in the region. Helicopters, motor boats, kayaks, river rafts, and horses. Professional guides are available for fly fishing, river rafting, hiking, camping, horseback rides, and heli-skiing. Among other experiences.
Carrie Ann Back is a part-time travel writer and full-time globetrotter based in Southeast Asia. She’s been to over 30 countries,including living in the Amazon jungle in Bolivia and working for elephant conservation in Thailand. I love anything off-the-beaten path! Carrie continues to be a sought-after travel expert for digital media, print materials & magazines, and conferences all over the world. Carrie is also a digital copywriter for hotels and restaurants worldwide. When not traveling, she can be found sampling new wines, planning her next trip, or trying to perfect her
I believe in the power of tourism to be transformational for the traveler and communities that tourism impacts. We create, exciting, fun,and immersive adventures around the world, helping you dive deeper into the places you visit. We are also focused on helping tourism be a positive force within the communities we visit.