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!
We spent the bulk of this month enjoying a house sit and a couple of great dogs. So, in the most expensive city of our trip thus far, did we manage to scrape back some much needed pennies?
The month of two halves. Two weeks spent travelling through South America's most expensive country, the rest of the month spent on a house-sitting gig. Did it help us break even?