Can tourism be community-inclusive, ecologically-sensitive, and economically advantageous? Chile consolidates 17 National Parks in an unprecedented commitment to conservation.
Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face, and his wife Kristine spent roughly 25 years buying up pieces of land in Chilean Patagonia with the end goal of donating it back to the host country for the creation of protected wilderness areas.
Cochamó is widely regarded as the Yosemite of South America.
This is a tale of isolation, patience, grit, happiness, pleasure, and uncertainty.
Being a professional ultra-distance runner is certainly not the planet’s worst job.
A sliver of a country that stretches from South America’s belly down to its southern tip, Chile is a land of volcanoes and flamingoes, dry deserts and lush vineyards.