Chile

Extreme biking between San Pedro and Uyuni

10th to 18th March
Monday 10 March
We get up at 6h30. It’s still dark outside. We have breakfast in the patio of the hostel, and we get ready to leave. In the end, we only stayed one night in San Pedro, and we did not take time to visit the wonders of nature around! but all […]

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Santiago and Valparaiso

2nd to 9th March
Sunday 2 March
After a wonderful night on a real bed, we have a big breakfast. And after going to the market to buy fresh food, let’s have a small lunch! Wonderful!

Then, we go out in the city, with Pablo and Blandine as guides. We first go to the Palacio de la Moneda, […]

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Mining and Environment in Chile

In the evening, we go to meet Sebastián, a former classmate of Federico (our host in Mendoza), also ME3 student a few years ago. Sebastián works in 3 different companies: a private one and two fundations.

Quick overview of Chile

Most of the CO2 emissions in Chile are due to power generation. For this, 50% comes from […]

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Crossing the Cordillera

23rd February to 1st March
Sunday 23 February
After a good night at Estela’s house, we head towards the city. For lunch, we are invited by Mona and Sara to a Gourmet degustation in a Bodega (wine farm) a little outside Mendoza. We go to the Bodega Dominio del Plata, in Luján de Cuyo. As soon as […]

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