|Flying near the Andes|
|Beautiful airplane views|
The capital, Santiago, is the largest city in Chile, home to more than one-third of the country's population. Urban Santiago covers an area of 248 square miles across a basin between the Andes to the immediate east and the coastal cordillera to the west.
|we got a flight after waiting for the volcano ash to clear...it is always in the air in Chile|
|In the city of Santiago, our view from the 16th floor|
|view in the other direction with the Andes in the background|