La Pérgola de las Flores: a classic Chilean musical and theatrical performance

It’s a sweet and funny story: small-town girl comes to the big city and falls in love, while the people of the big city fall in love with her small-town innocence and charm. In the Chilean musical La Pérgola de las Flores, this tale is told with an entertaining flair, and within the context of … More La Pérgola de las Flores: a classic Chilean musical and theatrical performance

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Explore Chile’s Isla de Pascua on horseback, a natural form of transportation

Humans have traversed the surface of earth on horseback since prehistoric times, and Chile’s Isla de Pascua (Easter Island) offers 164 square kilometers of open moorland to fathom this ancient partnership between species. A circuitous network of roads and trails throughout the iconic island permits equine exploration of intriguing archaeological ruins, graceful scenery, mysterious stone … More Explore Chile’s Isla de Pascua on horseback, a natural form of transportation

Escape from Chile’s mainland for Fiestas Patrias: Island celebrations on Chiloé

Fiestas Patrias is one of Chile’s most vibrant expression of culture and tradition, and the particular hue of the festivities varies throughout the country, as different regions add their own customs to the celebrations. A long coastal country, Chile’s political boundaries include a number of inhabited islands. Throughout the nation’s history, these island cultures typically … More Escape from Chile’s mainland for Fiestas Patrias: Island celebrations on Chiloé

Fiestas Patrias in Patagonia: celebrating at the tip of South America

Winter’s chill still hasn’t released Patagonia in September. For this reason, warm Fiestas Patrias festivities are especially welcome in the far south of Chile. Aisén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region – Aysén Communities throughout the Aysén commune host a variety of events for Fiestas Patrias. The small port town of Puerto Ibáñez celebrates … More Fiestas Patrias in Patagonia: celebrating at the tip of South America

Fiestas Patrias in Chile’s south: celebrate within the regions of lakes and volcanoes

Fiestas Patrias celebrations in southern Chile assume the rustic flavors of the local “campos” – farms and ranches – that inhabit the forests and valleys of these regions of lakes and volcanoes. Participate in the following Fiestas Patrias activities, experiencing folkloric traditions firsthand, and enjoying the warm and welcome sensations of home and family that … More Fiestas Patrias in Chile’s south: celebrate within the regions of lakes and volcanoes