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Intriguing Lime-Green Blobs Appear In The Andes Mountains. Are They Alive? : Krulwich Wonders... Oops.

Intriguing Lime-Green Blobs Appear In The Andes Mountains. Are They Alive? : Krulwich Wonders...

Someone dropped lime sherbet on the desert — and it's melting. Who's going to clean this up? Nobody. Because this — believe it or not — is a plant. It may look like a glob of goo, but it's not at all gooey. What kind of plant is this? Think about that. They look like green gift-wrapping. As the Bolivian guide explains in the video below (the plant can be found throughout the Andes), llareta is such good fuel that, even though it's very ancient, people regularly use it to start campfires and even, back in the day, to run locomotives. The best thing about llareta is what it looks like.

Me too. Artist/photographer Rachel Sussman has some pretty nice photos of llareta in her new book, The Oldest Living Things in the World. El astroturismo se convierte en la opción de viajes de los Andes. La ciencia también puede ser el acompañante perfecto en un viaje de placer.

El astroturismo se convierte en la opción de viajes de los Andes

Y quienes duden de esto, pueden tranquilamente optar por el astroturismo, una forma de hacer turismo cuyo principal interés es convocar a los viajeros que quieren “abandonar” la Tierra para mirar hacia el espacio infinito en lugares donde apenas hay contacto humano. Chile salda su deuda con Violeta Parra. En 1965, en Ginebra (Suiza), cuando acababa de exponer en el Louvre, le preguntaron a la chilena Violeta Parra (San Fabián de Alico, 1917; Santiago, 1967) cuál era su medio de expresión favorito: la música, la poesía, el bordado de tapices o la pintura.

Chile salda su deuda con Violeta Parra

La portavoz de la cultura popular y orgullosa defensora de lo indígena respondió: “Elegiría quedarme con la gente. Son ellos quienes me impulsan a hacer todas estas cosas”. Chile es el segundo país de la región donde más cae la venta de televisores - LA TERCERA. (Video) El desierto de Atacama florece. Por qué tiene tantas flores el desierto de Atacama, el lugar más seco del planeta - BBC Mundo.

Derechos de autor de la imagen EPA Es el desierto más seco del mundo que impresiona a los visitantes con un paisaje que combina volcanes, salares y aguas termales.

Por qué tiene tantas flores el desierto de Atacama, el lugar más seco del planeta - BBC Mundo

Pero en esta ocasión la zona costera y sur del Atacama se ha convertido también en una amplia alfombra de flores de todos colores. ¿Cómo es posible esto en el lugar más seco del planeta? National Geographic. "Oda al mar" de Pablo Neruda: An Interactive Launchpad. The Life, the Man | The Poet | A Closer Look: “Ode to the Sea” | EDSITEment Resources | Spanish Version Pablo Neruda (1904–1973), received the Nobel Prize in 1971.

"Oda al mar" de Pablo Neruda: An Interactive Launchpad

Find information on the life of poet Pablo Neruda through the official page of the Nobel Prize and through EDSITEment-reviewed Academy of American Poets. Neruda was a multi-faceted poet stylistically, writing unforgettable love poems, odes to everyday objects, as well as poetry dealing with the labors and struggles of the common man. Critic John Leonard of the New York Times said of Neruda: he “was, I think, one of the great ones, a Whitman of the South,” according to Neruda’s biography page from EDSITEment-reviewed The Poetry Foundation. 10 Top Tourist Attractions in Chile. Fun Chile Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Chile. Chile. Welcome to our guide to Chile.


This is useful for anyone researching Chilean culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Chile on business, for a visit or even hosting Chilean colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a very basic level introduction and is not meant to stereotype all Chileans you may meet! Facts and Statistics. Chile. Chile is nature on a colossal scale, but travel here is surprisingly easy if you don't rush it.


Slow Adventure In Chile, adventure is what happens on the way to having an adventure. Pedal the chunky gravel of the Carretera Austral and end up sharing ferries with SUVs and oxcarts, taking a wrong turn and finding heaven in an anonymous orchard. Serendipity takes over. Plans may be made, but try being just as open to experience. Wine Culture Before wine became an export commodity for the luxury set, humble casks had their place on every Chilean table. Meet A Land of Extremes Preposterously thin and unreasonably long, Chile stretches from the belly of South America to its foot, reaching from the driest desert on earth to vast southern glacial fields.

Chile. Chile (/ˈtʃɪli/;[7] Spanish: [ˈtʃile]), officially the Republic of Chile (Spanish: República de Chile ), is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.


It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica, although all claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty. The arid Atacama Desert in northern Chile contains great mineral wealth, principally copper. Etymology There are various theories about the origin of the word Chile. History Early history.