Chile is the country that everybody told us was too expensive for budget backpackers. But with landscapes like Torres del Paine and the Atacama Desert, we had to give it a go anyway!
When you travel over 3,100 kilometres without it being a big deal, you know you've reached Chile. Find out about our adventures in the north of the country and why we're slowing down in Santiago.
Our guide to the route, costs, experience and travel times to cross the border between the south of Peru and north of Chile with public transport.
Sometimes events conspire and make it extremely difficult for you to stick to your budget. In Peru, we found sticking to £30 a day much harder than expected.