This guide to Chile refreshingly focuses on the country's natural history and culture. It encompasses every aspect of this geographically diverse country, from the immense deserts and peaks in the north, via the fertile central valleys, to the dense rainforests and glaciers of the south. There is opportunity to discover the culture of Chile, including mummies from the 5th century BC found in the Atacama Desert and Inca ruins. Travellers can hike the Andes, savour fine and affordable wine, and venture off shore to sail and kayak. This guide details every aspect of travel, from accommodation and eating out to national parks and sailing, in this most easy of Latin American countries for independent travellers.The Bradt Travel Guide Tim Burford. power in 1851. He was a ... Driven by silver mining, the economy grew fast, with foreign trade increasing fivefold from the mid - 1840s to the mid- 1870s. The California Gold ... In 1858 an alliance of Liberals and dissident Conservatives took power, ruling for the next 15 years. In 1859 the anbsp;...
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