Chile is a country of extremes. The narrow belt of the South American continent, which is pressing the Andes on one side, flooded by the Pacific on the other side. In the north, you can find the driest desert in the world, and in the south glacier fields. The people are proud and defiant, also friendly and hospitable. If this confuses you, listen to the advice of Chileans to travelers through their beautiful country: Give yourself enough time for Chile and stay open-minded!