1. The origin of the name “Chile” may come from the indigenous Aimara word “chili”, meaning “where the land ends.” It could also be based on the Mapuche imitation of a bird call which sounds like “cheele cheele.”
What does once mean in Chile?
Today, in modern Chile, once refers to a light dinner or evening snack that consists of coffee or tea, and delicious bread with cheese, marmalade, or other accompaniments.
What is Chile famous for?
Even though Chile is internationally known for its succulent red wines and its devilish pisco, Chile also has a strong and diverse beer culture!
Is it safe to visit Chile 2020?
Exercise increased caution in Chile due to civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Chile due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country.