Chile Turns to Scientific Tourism

Science and travel have always been linked. Nowadays hundreds of researchers have worked their way through different parts of Chile while discovering new touristic destinations related to science and exploration.

ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT). Credit: ESO/S. Brunier

Visiting Valle del Elqui, Coquimbo Region

This valley is famous for pisco (Chile’s outstanding brandy-like liquor), Nobel prize laureate Gabriela Mistral and of course clear skies, ideal for astronomical observation.

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Patronato: Santiago’s multicultural neighborhood

Patronato is a neigborhood located in Recoleta district. Between Bellavista, Domínica, Loreto and Recoleta streets, Patronato brings together colors and flavors from faraway lands. Upon the arrival of Arab immigrants in late 19th century, Korean, Chinese, Indian and Palestinian communities joined. Here is a tour through the faces, product and stories that make of Patronato one of the most multicultural barrios in the city.

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