Chile 2017 Photo Galleries After opening a gallery, click any photo to view a larger version and optionally start a slide show. Chile 2017-Birding Central Birding central Chile between the Andes and the coast at Viña del Mar, January 2017. Chile 2017-Santiago Casablanca Touring Santiago and the Casablanca Valley, January 2017. Chile 2017-BA Cycling Cycling the lakes and volcanoes district of southern Chile with Bicycle Adventures, January 2017. Chile 2017-Birding South Birding the lakes and volcanoes district around Puerto Varas, February 2017. Chile 2017-Birds Some of the birds (and a couple of mammals) seen in central and southern Chile, January-February 2017, with Rodrigo Reyes of Birdwatching Chile. Chile 2017-Buddy Bison Since I was a good bison and did not get into any trouble last year in Brazil, I got to go international again, this time to Chile! While the folks around me were birding and cycling, I just enjoyed the scenery in the Chilean national parks and made some new friends! Here are some of my highlights.