Abandoned cars at Chacabuco in the Atacama Desert

Chacabuco: Chile’s Eerie Yet Famous Ghost Town

Walk the desolate streets and abandoned buildings of Chacabuco, one of Chile’s nitrate or saltpeter towns left for ruin after the nitrate boom in the 1930s. If you are looking for an off the beaten path location in the Atacama Desert, then this is the place for you!

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Camped above the Elqui Valley

The Elqui Valley: Wine, Stars, and Pisco

Famous for their regional spirit, pisco, Elqui Valley, or Valle del Elqui, in Chile’s north has a lot more to offer than a great cocktail. We spent a weekend in the heart of Elqui discovering the best things to do in the Elqui Valley.

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