Chilean men are more "macho" than their Argentine counterparts, but they do not tend to whistle and make boisterous comments to women the way that Argentine men do. Chilean men instead leer, which can be annoying, creepy, or both. My advice is to just ignore the situation, as any kind of remark just seems to egg them on. Hitchhiking in rural areas by single women is common, but exercise caution. A lift up to a ski resort or into a national park that does not have public transportation is okay, but longer trips up and down the Pan-American Highway are best undertaken aboard one of the country's cheap and plentiful long-distance buses.

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