Chile is a long and narrow country in South America. It measures some 4,200 kilometers from north to south, but is never more than 180 km at its widest. It is bordered by Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage to the far south. It is […]

Adelboden, Switzerland

Adelboden is a small village at the beginning of the Engstligental Valley, in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. It covers 88.2 sq km (34.1 sq mi) and has a population of 3,600 people (2011 estimate). The village is situated at an altitude of 1,350 m (4,429 ft) above sea level. More on Adelboden What makes […]

Castro, Chile

Castro is a city on ChiloĆ© Island in Chile. It serves as the capital of ChiloĆ© Province. Covering 427.5 sq km (165.1 sq mi), Castro has a population of 40,000 people (2012 estimate). It is the third oldest continuously inhabited city in Chile that is still in existence. Iglesia San Francisco de Castro, in Castro, […]

Alice Town, Bahamas

Alice Town is a small town on North Bimini Island, Bahamas, close to the coast of Florida, USA. It is one of the tourist resort towns of Bahamas, and has a good many hotels, lodges, bars and restaurants. There are also scuba-diving shops offering packages to view wild dolphins. Alice Town is just a small […]

Wildhaus, Switzerland

Wildhaus is a village in the constituent of Toggenburg in St Gallen canton, Switzerland. It covers 34.43 sq km (13.29 sq mi) and has a population of 1,200 people (2011 estimate). The village is between Gam in the Rhine valley and Unterwasser in the Toggenburg valley. Looming in the vicinity are the peaks of Churfirsten […]