Two years after our first trip to Chile, we came back to make peace with this country. That’s because in April 2015 when we traveled the North of the country, we had a full week of heavy rain, to the point that the government declared a state of calamity in that region. This time, we wanted to make the most of it but taking into consideration the weather of the season (May). So, we postponed the dream of getting to know Patagonia and planned our 20 days between Santiago and the surrounding areas, Andean Lakes (Lagos Andinos), Chiloé Island and Atacama. Luckily, the first impression from 2015 was “washed away” and we left Chile with a lot of love for that country.

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Originally written in Portuguese by Karla Larissa Santos 

Translation by Juliane Boll