places that are overflown on the route Santiago-Los Angeles

The new LATAM flight from Santiago to Los Angeles crosses the dream beaches and landscapes on the continent’s west coast

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Santiago, Chile

Framed by the Andes, the capital of Chile is even more photogenic from the observatory of Sky Costanera, a 985-foot [300 m] tall skyscraper. The city’s flat, tree-lined streets are home to restaurants and shops that are pure charm.

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Located some 620 miles [1,000 km] from the coast of Ecuador, the archipelago is home to unique species like the blue-footed booby and the giant tortoise. On boat tours, visitors can check out the islands that inspired Charles Darwin to create his Theory of Evolution.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Beach and desert? This unusual combination is one of the main characteristics of this popular seaside city in Baja California. Filled with lively bars and resorts, Cabo San Lucas has impressive landmarks like El Arco, a rock formation that has a hole which was carved by the sea.

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Tijuana, Mexico

This Mexican city has been experiencing a new phase – so much so that it’s featured on the New York Times list of 52 destinations to visit in 2017. The culinary arts scene is one highlight, with artisan breweries, modern food trucks and trendy restaurants popping up at every corner.

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Los Angeles, United States

From the modern buildings in Downtown LA to the glamour in Beverly Hills, including the vintage atmosphere in Hollywood, Los Angeles is home to several worlds. Heading towards the Pacific, Santa Monica transforms the landscape one more time, with its beaches and iconic pier, which is home to an amusement park by the ocean.

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