I survived the driest place on earth

Technically Antarctica is the driest place on earth but that just seems odd since it’s full of ice. However, the driest place on earth is categorized by the amount of rainfall that is received annually and San Pedro de Atacama is the 2nd driest place on earth with less than .7inches of rain per year. I was…

Valparaíso through grafitti

Valparaíso is considered the cultural capital of Chile. One step on the street and you immediately see the vibrant colors of houses plastered with street art. Many street artists are formally trained in some sort of art degree and can skip the phases of tagging and bombing and go straight to street art. Valparíso is known…

My first stop in Chile…Santiago

There are some cities you travel to and it becomes more about the people and the hostel rather than the city itself. This is exactly what happened when I went to Santiago, Chile.  I stayed at La Chimba Hostel in Barrio Bellavista and immediately fell in love. The atmosphere was amazing and the staff was…