And when you get off the plane, no need to show your passport: you're still in the same country.Other bizarre north-south pairings covered by Chile's north-south extremities include a trip from Berlin to Lake Chad, the northern tip of Cameroon, coincidentally one of Germany's former colonial possessions.
and other bacteria is due to the fact that antibiotics are being overprescribed, handed out to patients who have no bacterial infections.
There is also evidence that the genes that give bacteria resistance to drugs are being spread in livestock farming operations, where antibiotics are a common ingredient in animal feed.
It annexed Peru's southern shoreline, and Bolivia's entire Pacific coast, landlocking the country.
Around the same time, Chilean troops pushed south of the Biobio River, conquering the indigenous Mapuche people, which had successfully resisted encroachment by both the Incas and the Spanish.
To put things in an American context: imagine you're travelling from New York all the way down to Bogotà, the capital of Colombia.
You're flying past the entire East Coast, Cuba, Jamaica and Panama before you land.
that usually cause UTIs crawl up the urinary tract, they can cause kidney failure and fatal blood poisoning.
But antibiotics may not be saving us from UTIs for very much longer.
Treatment did not fundamentally change until antibiotics arrived on the scene.
In a world without antibiotics, many peoples’ UTIs would doubtless subside under attack from the immune system.
In 1818, when Chile broke free from Spain, the country comprised only the middle third of its current north-south extension.