Here at Cascada and EcoCamp we're big fans of renewable, sustainable energy (as you might have guessed!) - find out how the future of solar power is getting brighter in Chile every day!
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The much-anticipated Dieciocho is almost upon us and with it come the fabulous fondas... think live music, dancing, drinking, food, flags, and FUN.
Unknown to many, on March 5th 2014, world history was made. Deep in the icy heart of the desolate Andean mountain range, a billowing flag of hope was determinedly driven down into crisp snow. A new republic had been born. Its number one priority? To protect Chile’s precious, but highly vulnerable, glaciers.
This Wednesday 10th September, the close-knit Cascada family took a well-earned break from working hard to create your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Chile and Argentina and took off into the countryside and the sunshine to celebrate next week’s Fiestas Patrias all together! Check out some of the photo highlights from our fun in the sun...
Find out about the Chilean storytellers who silently but effectively alerted the outside world to the suffering experienced under the dictatorship through their traditional artwork.
Prehistoric Patagonia was populated by dinosaurs of awe-inspiring proportions - allow us to introduce you to the latest giant discovered by paleontologists in Argentina!
We all know the breath-taking hikes and treks you can undertake in Patagonia and Atacama, but what if you've only got one day in Santiago to get your nature-fix? Look no further than Parque Natural Aguas de Ramón! With stunning views of the city and surrounding mountains, waterfalls and wildlife to spot, it's a great way to see some of the Andes.
It’s not every day you turn one hundred, and nor is everybody one of the world’s greatest living poets (or is that anti-poets?), so let’s celebrate the birthday of the beloved Chilean writer, physicist and mathematician Nicanor Parra!
Here we have our first guest post written by blogger Christopher, who has recently moved to our beloved Santiago and is loving every moment. Christopher tackles head-on that sad fact of city-life: smog. Encouraging us to be eco-conscious in our travels, his article demonstrates the irresistible pull of the Chilean capital - it suffers from the same environmental issues as cities the world over, and yet Santiago still holds thousands of travellers spell-bound, making them keep on coming back for more...