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Tierra Chiloé
January 24, 2022 - By Diego Salas

Paradise in the south of Chile

Constanza Leiva tells us about her recent visit to Tierra Chiloé: “This season, among dolphins, penguins and sea lions, the sunny days of this beautiful place blew me away once again.”

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Nature
January 24, 2022 - By Diego Salas

Adventures of a Patagonian rhea

An unexpected natural event occurred recently in the pampas surrounding Tierra Patagonia. Very close to the hotel, a family of Patagonian rheas (ñandús) came up against a tense moment, when a fox and a condor threatened to snatch their newborns away. The people who were able to observe this spectacle were humbled by the experience.

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Tierra Atacama
September 29, 2021 - By Diego Salas

Welcome back to Tierra Atacama!

In September, our award-winning boutique hotel in San Pedro de Atacama reopened its doors to welcome guests from all over Chile, who have come to enjoy some well-deserved vacation time in the desert.

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Nature
July 17, 2021 - By Diego Salas

What is the We Tripantu?

It coincides with the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere, and is the most important celebration for the Mapuche tribe. It is similar to a new year, but with a much more profound meaning, as the bond with nature is an essential part of this culture’s cosmovision. To them, this day marks the “beginning of the return” of the sun.

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Nature
July 13, 2021 - By Diego Salas

The Torres del Paine W Trek, Tierra style

The most popular route through the iconic National Park, the Torres del Paine W trek, requires preparation and good physical health. Tierra Patagonia offers a different way to experience this beautiful adventure, combining trekking, sailing, spa, massages and a profound respect for nature.

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Wellness
June 22, 2021 - By Diego Salas

Healing through Forest Bathing

It has been scientifically proven that a deep connection with nature delivers important benefits to our physical and mental health. In Chile there are several places with ideal conditions for this therapeutic practice which has similarities with meditation. When the pandemic restrictions come to an end, it will be a useful tool to help us find a new equilibrium.

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Tierra Chiloé
May 12, 2021 - By

The warm wool of Chiloé

Craftwork in wool is one of the artistic traditions that characterizes the chilota culture. The climate of this magnificent archipelago in the south of Chile has led its inhabitants to seek warmth through weaving, using the ancient textile techniques of the Mapuche people.

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Nature
May 12, 2021 - By Diego Salas

The 62nd Anniversary of the Torres del Paine National Park

On May 13th each year, we celebrate the birthday of this beautiful place in the extreme south of Chile. There are many reasons why this Biosphere Reserve is a dream destination for many nature and adventure lovers. Some even consider it to be the eighth wonder of the world for its impressive beauty.

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Nature
April 16, 2021 - By Diego Salas

Earth Day

Millions of people across the globe join together on April 22nd each year to celebrate this important day for the environment. For Tierra Hotels, it’s a very special date – after all, our name “Tierra” literally means “Earth” in Spanish. This day represents the spirit of what we do and the type of tourism we promote, respecting nature with concrete actions, alongside local communities.

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Tierra Atacama
February 22, 2021 - By Diego Salas

Artisan craftwork using volcanic rock

Alejandro González is considered a Living Human Treasure, for preserving the ancient customs of the town of Toconao in San Pedro de Atacama. His artistic presentations are recognized in his traditional music and carvings in pumice stone. His sculptures are part of the decoration in the hotel Tierra Atacama.

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Nature
February 18, 2021 - By Diego Salas

11 Conservation targets in Torres del Paine National Park

In Chilean Patagonia there are some basic rules that we must comply with in order to protect its fragile ecosystem. The beautiful landscapes of the extreme Southern cone contain a rich biodiversity, important archeological sites, and an invaluable history which must all be protected by those who traverse its paths.

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Nature
January 29, 2021 - By Diego Salas

Why is the Atacama Desert called the “driest desert in the world”?

One of the most impressive places in the north of Chile is San Pedro de Atacama. Not only do its landscapes look like they’re on another planet, but also its soil, which is used by scientists to simulate the experience of stepping on Mars. The wind flow, the ocean currents and the surrounding mountains are some of the factors which create these fascinating and unique conditions.

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