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Great Uncle Garnham on the piste  

Great Uncle Garnham on the piste

Los Penitentes to Chile

August 15th 2007
After Mendoza we headed further in to the Andes to try a bit of snowboarding. The bus journey was beautiful; snow topped mountains, aqua lakes and blue, cloudless skies. The snowboarding was great, although to begin with it was pretty icy because it hadn't snowed for a few days so we ended up with very sore bottoms! The only downside was the accommodation we were staying in. Places to stay wer ... read more
South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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