Chile

We travelled very quickly through Northern Chile. this didn't stop us drinking our fair share of good cheap wine. The waves here are fairly gnarly.

We travelled here between 01/12/11 - 13/12/11

Highlights..

Arica - Busy city

  • World class gnarly waves, check out El Gringo
  • Surf House Hostal -  Large common room and spacious kitchen


Iquique - Coastal city

  • Hostal La Casona 1920 - Run by young friendly people, 5minute walk to the beach
  • More gnarly waves


Santiago - Relaxed and efficient city

  • Green House Hostal - Clean and well run family hostel.
  • Enjoy the luxuries of a new and modern looking city
  • Travel not far from the city to enjoy great rock climbing and spekky views
  • Climb to 2800m in the Andes and enjoy the view from a bus window between Santiago to Mendoza


Pichilemu - Laid back surf town

  • Hostal Bahia - Cheap self contained cabins as well as dorm rooms
  • Enjoy surfing the wave Punta de Lobos