But don't forget your:

Sense of humor, beginner Spanish, acceptance of Chilean wine, hiking poles, and sunscreen. - Jun 2019

Sense of humor and patience. - Feb 2016

Winter clothes, spanish-language skills, VPN. - Nov 2014

Bicycle, caping gear, hiking boots, bathing suit - Oct 2014

Skis and sunscreen. UV is very strong in Chile. - Sep 2011

Patience and sense of adventure. - Jul 2010

car (great road trip opportunities!!), winter coat, and books (the books here are super expensive) - Jul 2009

Sunblock. The sun is strong here, and the newspapers publish a daily sun index as a warning. Despite the dangers of the hole in the ozone layer, I am always amazed at the supertan Chilean women. They tan better than Argentinian leather. - Apr 2009

Good shoes for walking, most other things you can purchase here or order via mail. - Sep 2008

Sunscreen. There's a big hole in the ozone here and you'll burn faster than you've ever burned before. Even for a few minutes out in the sun, I have to wear sunscreen or I go around with a constant rednose. - Jul 2008

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