The largest earthquake ( magnitude 9.5) of the 20th century occurred on May 22, 1960 off the coast of South Central Chile. It generated.
Inland from Chile's second oldest city of La Serena stark mountains enclose the Elqui valley, unfolding into the Andes. The slopes are barren and bone dry but the valley floor is carpeted in the emerald green vines of pisco grapes (to make Chile's.
I recommend sandboarding in the north in the Atacama Desert. There are also the pisco vineyards, where you can taste Chile's (and Peru's) signature alcohol, a potent brandy. Out of everywhere along the long spine of this country, though, nowhere is.
The earthquake had a shallow depth of 11km and hit at 7:54pm (22:54 GMT), with the epicentre located about 500km north of the capital Santiago, seismologists at the University of Chile said. Announcing in a televised statement that she would travel to the.
Here are some tips : If it's any consolation, China's even worse than San Francisco (in many of the same ways). Prague is over, and Berlin's in danger of becoming played-out too. Budapest was very promising a few years ago, but Hungary's now going.
Foodie Chap With Chef Bruno Lopez of The Ritz-Carlton - Rancho MirageThis week, travel with the Foodie Chap ... holiday tradition as turkey on the table. VALPARAISO, CHILE (CBS) — A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Valparaiso, Chile Saturday.
An Arkansas murderer was put to death on Monday and the state's top court and the US Supreme Court denied last-minute appeals from a second killer, clearing the way for Arkansas to become the first US state since 2000 to carry out multiple executions.
He recently lugged down two kilograms of the stuff, the most he's ever found on one trip . "The reason I find all this glass is because I take different routes," he said. Because of this he doesn't often run into anyone until he gets to the summit.
The first tsunami waves struck Chile's coast, including the tourist city of Valparaiso, local television pictures showed ... Chilean president Michelle Bachelet said she would travel to the quake-hit area to assess the relief effort.
Tsunami advisory for Washington Coast lifted The Columbian.
For connoisseurs of chaos, Santiago can be hard to fall in love with. The city doesn't immediately seduce with gorgeously crumbling buildings or frissons of danger. It's the most orderly of Latin American capitals. Rather, Santiago's appeal unfolds.
SANTIAGO, CHILE ... tour company. Best decision ever. We stopped our cruiser bikes at all of the major attractions such as the Central Seafood Market, Plaza de Armas and the Fine Arts Museum, which was badly damaged by last year's 8.8 magnitude earthquake.
Meanwhile, there are now several wine bars in the Chilean capital – five years ago there were none – giving an important industry here a platform to shine. As the capital of one of South America's most prosperous and stable nations, Santiago is in the.