Due to its long and thin shape, Chile is sometimes referred to unfairly by Argentines as the fat on Argentina’s steak.
But Chile is a country of true natural beauty, encompassing the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, the Atacama Desert which is the driest in the world and a lush lake district in the south.
The iconic Easter Island with its huge stone carvings of figures with over-sized heads is also a part of Chile.
Valparaiso is a vibrant, colourful and achingly cool city. Chile's Unofficial capital of culture, there are hundreds of cool things to do here, some things on this list you literally can't do anywhere else in the world.
Here's a breakdown of all our costs from 142 days travel through 7 South American Countries....
I obviously started having a small meltdown whilst practical J searched online for what to do if you lose your pieces of paper things...
Valparaiso (Valpo for short) is hilly, colourful, artsy, bohemian and above all interesting.