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Highlights of the Juan Fernandez Archipelago

—Accompany a local islander on a lobster fishing trip, and then pull up a chair for dinner at the pier in San Juan Bautista to sample a meal of fresh perol de langosta (lobster casserole)

—Explore the seven Cuevas de los Patriotas (Caves of the Patriots), where 42 Chilean soldiers were exiled and forced to take shelter after the Battle of Rancagua in 1814 with Spain

—Hike the green hillsides to Mirador de Selkirk to get sweeping vistas of what Richard Henry Dana called “the most romantic spot of earth that my eyes had ever seen” in his 1830s nautical story, Two Years before the Mast

—Snorkel and scuba dive with sea lions in Bahía Tierra Blancas

—Dive off the rocks and go for a dip at El Palillo

—Navigate through the lush forests, identify rare plants, and look for glimpses of the red hummingbird and other exotic species

By Karen Nagy
Karen Nagy is a staff editor/writer at V!VA. She studied travel writing and learned the joys of Mediterranean island-hopping in Greece, and went on...
02 Jul 2009

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