Category Archives: Chile

Christ the Redeemer of the Andes has his head high in the clouds

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At almost 4,000 meters (about 12,600 feet) above sea level, Christ the Redeemer of the Andes (in Spanish Cristo Redentor de los Andes) must be one of the highest located large monuments in the world.  The figure facing the line of the … Continue reading

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Transandine Railway – over the Andes from Argentina to Chile

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If Transandine Railway (or Ferrocarril Trasandino) would be operational today, it would be the seventh highest railway in the world, the highest point being almost 3200 meter about see level. What a pity that this 250 km metre gauge narrow railway from Mendoza, … Continue reading

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Over the Andes to Santiago, Chile

The Andes are the longest – about 7000 km – mountain range in the world. That is like from London, UK to Kabul, Afghanistan. Flying from Argentina to Chile over the Andes is  a hop up to 4000 meters over only … Continue reading

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Driving high over Andes (pano #9)

Do you like high altitudes? Then take the route from Mendoza, Argentina to Santiago de Chile via Uspallata (also called Bermejo or La Cumbre) Pass. The road climbs up to 3,800 m (12,500 ft). (Click → larger) The picture above has been taken close … Continue reading

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