Thanks again for organizing a first rate tour for us and we loved every minute of South America.
Javier & Kara Benton,
Kenya
Marc Harrison Travel Specialist & Team Leader

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Chile travel guide

Population:  16,888,760
Size:  756,950 km2

Capital city: Santiago de Chile.

Languages: Spanish, plus several indigenous languages.

Famous for: Literature and poetry.

Popular cuisine: Fresh fish is very popular and there are strong Spanish, German and traditional Andean influences apparent in the country’s cuisine.

Popular drinks: Red wine from Chile’s many vineyards and pisco sours (Chile and Peru both claim to have invented this refreshing lemon, egg white and pisco based cocktail, both countries prepare it deliciously).

National music: Folklore, rock.

Famous Chileans: Pablo Neruda (poet), Isabel Allende (novelist).

For information on visas and general travel in Chile visit our FAQ section
For travel articles and news visit our South America travel blog
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