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September 15, 2015 - 12:11
We’ve got a secret tip for anyone who’s wondering about the best time of year to visit Patagonia, but we won’t be sharing it with just anyone. You see part of what makes spring one of the best times of year to visit Patagonia is that most people don’t know that it is so special, so we don't want everyone finding out! But as long as it’s just us, we’ll tell you the reasons that you should get planning your Patagonia tour for the southern spring (that’s September and October down here in Chile!)
August 6, 2015 - 11:31
Ecocamp Patagonia is launching a brand new documentary video series, "EcoCamp Travelers' Tales". Working directly with our guests, four upcoming videos aim to describe the opportunity EcoCamp travelers have to forge a more in-depth connection with nature (and often themselves) in Torres del Paine.
4 ways to prepare yourself mentally for your Chilean adventure
July 1, 2015 - 12:59
So you’ve booked your trip to Chile with Cascada and are feeling excited about seeing the best that this long and narrow country at the southern end of the world has to offer. It’s going to be your trip-of-a-lifetime, and obviously you want to get the most out of it. You want to relax, educate and rejuvenate yourself all at the same time.
Star Trek An Interview with Astrophysicist Anthony Soulain
June 30, 2015 - 09:11
With clear skies and big telescopes, Chile is seventh heaven for astronomers. But what is the life of an astronomer really like? Cascada interviewed Anthony Soulain, a budding French astrophysicist studying his master’s degree in Santiago. He debunks many myths about what astronomers do, tells us why Chile is the best country for astronomy and gives us a peek into the cutting-edge observatory on Cerro Paranal.
June 25, 2015 - 12:25
UPDATE / March 31, 2016 
June 24, 2015 - 15:55
Like a tiny vessel drifting in the immense Pacific Ocean, Easter Island is an extremely vulnerable place to live in. Any disturbance in the island’s ecology or social makeup may have drastic consequences for the islanders’ well-being.
June 23, 2015 - 13:52
When you make that last leg up Ascension Valley to the base of the Torres, puffing and panting while you pick your way carefully through the boulders, look up and consider the following thought: a select few climbers in history have succeeded in scaling those sheer walls of granite that you’re seeing.
June 22, 2015 - 10:38
Arid, barren and inhospitable, the Atacama desert seems an unlikely place for early human habitation. The fact, however, is that human settlements in Atacama can be traced back to over 6,000 years ago, and evidence of human activity goes back to more than 10,000 years ago. Called the Atacameños, or the Licanantay, the descendants of these early settlers can still be found in the region of Antofagasta. In this article, we explore their history, culture and folklore.
June 17, 2015 - 09:26
Winter has arrived in Santiago and the freezing temperatures are making us more inclined to stay in bed under a thick duvet with a good book rather than head into the Andes for a trek. To get you started, we’ve assembled a list of the essential works in the history of Chilean literature.
Katherine Routledge The Pioneer Archaeologist of Easter Island
June 12, 2015 - 13:54
How did some fallen-down statues lying on the shores of a tiny island in the middle of the Pacific come to attract the attention and stir the fantasies of millions worldwide, giving rise to elaborate and bizarre theories involving UFOs and sunken continents?