Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Valparaiso historic centre

Valparaíso is a city with its own style. Incredibly steep streets on the hillsides are lined with buildings in gaudy colors and in many...

Milodon Cave (Cueva del Milodón)

Very interesting finds of extinct animals have been made in the Milodon Cave (Cueva del Milodón). This impressive cave at the foot of Patagonian...

The Marble Caves (Cavernas de Mármol)

The Marble Caves is geological formation of unusual beauty. These caves have formed in a pure marble and are bathed in the deep blue...

Dendroseris neriifolia – one of the rarest trees in the world

One of the most rare trees in the world is Dendroseris neriifolia. There are known only two trees, both growing in eroded ravine -...

Forest on Robinson Crusoe Island

Juan Fernández islands over the last few million years have served as exciting laboratories of evolution - more than one hundred of endemic plant...

Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero

The largest tree in the magnificent Valdivian temperate rain forest is alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides). There are stories about alerce trees with a girth of...

Laja Falls

Once it was a sacred place to Araucans but now - a commercialized site with hotels and diverse tourist attractions. But the main value...

Ventisquero Colgante Falls

Some of the most impressive falls in South America are the comparatively little known Ventisquero Colgante Falls. Falls start from the base of Ventisquero...

Monturaqui Crater

One of the most impressive meteorite craters in South America is Monturaqui Crater. It was first described in scientific literature in 1966 (Sanchez, Cassidy)...

Yungay – the driest place in the world

One of the driest places on Earth is Atacama Desert but the driest place in this desert is found near Yungay - abandoned mining...