In the same family as redwood of the west coast of California and Giant
Sequoia of the Sierra Nevada, alerce is a tree unique to Patagonia and
some of the oldest trees in the world. Some have grown to be ~4000 years
Literally meaning high plains, altiplano generally refers to drier
climate or above treeline.
A traditional South American asado is a slow cooked barbequed lamb
or goat generally accompanied by potatoes, ensalada chilena (salad)
and pan amasado (homemade bread).
Crossed from Puerto Montt, Chile to Cholila, Argentina in the 1800's
where they settled for a few years before fleeing to Bolivia where
they were killed.
A Chilean style stew usually in a clear broth with chunks of beef,
vegetables and potatoes.
A Chilean potpie with meat, vegetables and sauces topped with mashed
potatoes and typically served in clay bowls.
The horses carrying the gear using wooden cross mounts to support
A popular dish in both Argentina and Chile. A thick iron wok set onto
burning coals both smokes and poaches chicken and vegetables in a
spicy, yet savory sauce.
A life-changing riverside experience involving red-hot rocks, steam
and a vapor-sealed structure.
class I, II, III, IV, V or VI - More