Santiago's cathedral is a cornerstone of the Plaza de Armas, where a church has stood since 1541.
No April Fooling today: this is one of the strangest museum exhibits PHeymont has seen. It's at Chile's National History Museum on Plaza de Armas.
In one of Santiago, Chile's most popular parks, this 1925 funicular leads to the top—and to a false impression that it's much, much older!
One of the most memorable mountain scenes DrFumblefinger has ever encountered were his first views of the spires of Torres del Paine National Park.
German immigrants paid for this 1912 tribute to Chile, the country they had made their home. The boat is loaded with symbolism.
A day trip, and a world away from low-lying Santiago, the Andes are among the world's most spectacular peaks.
The Plaza de Armas in Santiago, Chile, has been the heart of the city for nearly 500 years, and today is a popular place for many kinds of activities.
A wickedly decorated van parked in Torres del Paine National Park.
We love to travel, to visit markets, to cook, and to eat. So what could be better than a cooking class in Chile with a market trip accompanied by our chef-teacher?
A ramble with PHeymont through Chile's historic premier port city, now reviving commercially and as a tourism destination.
A gallery of scenes and 'seens' from PHeymont's wandering in Chile's capital city.
Dubbed the most photogenic dog in Valparaiso, Osita waits patiently to have her picture taken with her picture.
Cats are a common feature of markets and small stores, not only keeping the rodents at bay, but posing for traveling photographers.
Valparaiso, Chile's Pacific port, has made the street art that began to cover the city into a major tourism attraction.
Santiago's central markets are huge, chaotic, noisy, confusing (so the tourism agency warns) but they are full of wonderful stuff at good prices.