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Inside The Lives of Patagonian Cowboys at Estancia La Peninsula

October 31, 2017 - 12:41 -- Zoe Baillargeon
Horseback riding at Estancia La Peninsula

When most people think of Patagonia, their minds immediately go to the region’s iconic mountains like Mount Fitz Roy and the Torres del Paine; the creeping glaciers that loom over lakes of pristine water; and the allure of wide-open spaces at the end of the world, where mankind has no real foothold and exists at the mercy of the elements. There is truly no other place like it on Earth.

But what Patagonia has in natural wealth, it equally has in culture. An enduring example of this is the estancia.

Dientes Treks Wins "Best Transformational Travel Experience" at the PURE Awards

September 20, 2017 - 17:06 -- Zoe Baillargeon
Dientes Circuit

At Cascada Expediciones, we are proud to offer unique, experiential travel programs that go above and beyond in helping people discover parts of the globe they’d never thought they’d see, immersing themselves in nature and culture in ways that will provide life-long memories, and transform who they are as a person and as a traveler.

5 Boozy Ways To Celebrate Chilean Wine Day on September 4th

August 29, 2017 - 16:44 -- Zoe Baillargeon
Wine in Chile

Let’s raise a glass of Chilean wine to Chilean wine!

On September 4th, National Chilean Wine Day, Chileans come together to celebrate a key part of their national character and  gastronomy: wine! First brought over as vines by conquistadors in the 1500s to grow and produce wine for religious ceremonies, following a request sent to King Carlos V of Spain by Pedro de Valdivia asking for “vines and wines to evangelise Chile”, Chilean wine has grown into a magnum opus, an icon of Chilean identity the world over.

Our 6 Favorite Kid-Friendly Destinations and Programs in Chile

August 23, 2017 - 12:39 -- Zoe Baillargeon
25 Things You Didn't Know About Chile!

If a trip to Chile is high on your list for a family vacation, but you’re a tad unsure if the little ones will be on board, fear not! With its mountains, ocean, deserts, forests, and cities, there can be found all over Chile destinations that appeal to kids young and old, and many of our programs are designed or can be customized to offer something for everyone in the family. Whether your kid is a budding astronomer, a wildlife enthusiast, or an outdoor adventure junky who just can’t wait to hop on their bike or hit the trails, we’ve got you covered!

EcoCamp Patagonia Voted 32nd Best Hotel in the World

August 16, 2017 - 14:25 -- Zoe Baillargeon

We are thrilled to announce that EcoCamp Patagonia was selected as the 32nd Best Hotel in the World and the 2nd Best Hotel in South America in Travel + Leisure's prestigious World's Best Awards. The annual survey compiles votes from over 300,000 T+L readers to identify the best in the travel and tourism industry, and we are so proud and honored that EcoCamp has received this distinction. 

Fly Over The Atacama Desert In A Hot Air Balloon with Cascada's Keila Jimenez

July 24, 2017 - 12:51 -- Zoe Baillargeon
Balloons Over Atacama

At Cascada, we believe in making sure that the programs we provide are the best, which means trying them out for ourselves! For this adventure, our USA Account Executive, Keila Jimenez, shares her experience flying over the Atacama Desert at sunrise with our "Atacama Sunrise Ballooning" extension program, available as an add-on for Atacama programs. 

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I call this adventure "Floating over the Atacama", which is the driest desert in the world!

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