I have lived in Chile for over a year now and if you remember back my biggest fear was the smog.
Here are my words on this topic from May 2009:
As Smog was one of my main concerns about living in Santiago I will be reporting about it throughout the winter
Since I do receive a fair bit of traffic from people searching for Smog combined with Santiago I wanted to give my impression: The smog in Santiago was not a big problem for me!! Yes it is easy to produce pictures that look awful and disgusting (usually from the top of Cerro Saint Cristobal) but if you are down there on the street in Las Condes then it is not that bad or at least it does not feel it for me. I cannot tell you about the center of Santiago because I did not go there this winter.
In May I started a poll. Here is the result of the Poll:
The question was: What about the smog in Santiago
There is one important point to bear in mind: Continue reading “About the Smog in Santiago”