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Los Lagos Region or Araucania, a Mythical Land

Los Lagos Region or Araucania, a Mythical Land

The Los Lagos Region or the Araucania in southern Chile is located 435 miles from Santiago and stretches between the cities of Temuco and Puerto Montt. It is a popular holiday destination for Chileans. The mildness of its climate and the beauty of the landscape...

Chiloé, Patagonia seen from the Sea

Chiloé, Patagonia seen from the Sea

The Chiloé archipelago, in southwestern Chile, consists of 40 small islands, 36 of which are inhabited, and lies off the coast of the Los Lagos Region. The main island, Isla Grande Chiloé, is as big as Corsica and separated from the mainland by the Chacao Strait. It...

Torres del Paine, 50 shades of blue

Torres del Paine, 50 shades of blue

The Aymara people gave this narrow strip of land squeezed between the Andes to the East and the Pacific Ocean to the west the name "Chile", meaning "the land lost in the sea". Full of unusual places, surprises, and contrasts it stretches over 2,670 miles between...

Lapland, Aurora Borealis Paradise

Lapland, Aurora Borealis Paradise

Norwegian Lapland, "Finnmark" in Finnish, is located in the extreme northeastern part of Norway, north of Finland and west of Russia, bordered by the Norwegian Sea on the northwest and the Arctic Ocean on the northeast. Another icy adventure to the end of the world !...

Lapland, cradle of Sámi Culture

Lapland, cradle of Sámi Culture

In Lapland, North of the Arctic circle in Finland, it takes only a few minutes to forget the frenzy of daily life and to plunge into a peaceful, stillness and pristine nature. Kilpisjärvi (Gilbbesjávri in Sámi language) has a population of about 100 and is located...

Lapland, a Winter Paradise

Lapland, a Winter Paradise

Hyvää päivää, Lapland (or Sápmi in the Sámi language) stretches over four countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola peninsula of Russia. The region is bounded by the Norwegian Sea on the west, the Barents Sea to the north and the White Sea in the east. This...

Wild West in South Dakota

Wild West in South Dakota

South Dakota, a state imbued with Indian culture and characterized by the rolling Black Hills, is full of surprises: Badlands National Park and its dramatic reliefs, Mount Rushmore and its monumental sculptures, and the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis. The Badlands...

Fall colors in the Great Lakes Region

Fall colors in the Great Lakes Region

Nature Lovers will like the open spaces, dense forests and stunning sunsets of the Great Lakes region. The area is suitable for sporting and nature-oriented holidays. The Great Lakes are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes along the Canada-United States border...

‘ Tween here and there

What prompt us to leave a comfy home behind and travel, if not the stories or the images that tell the tale of an elsewhere we, too, would like to discover ? Have you noticed how some books, movies or even songs fill you with the urge to pack and join the characters, sceneries and moods they conjure up ? It is more or less conscious, sometimes a guilty pleasure but the choice of a destination is often whispered by a novel’s hero, a movie’s shot or a guitar tune… Before taking you to the 4 corners of the world, here is a quote from a famous, albeit fictionnal, traveller: "it is a dangerous business, going out of your door ; you step onto the road and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to".

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