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San Pedro de Atacama

April 24th 2008
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile Day 21 We checked in to the Mama Tierra hostel late the night before, where we had very kindly been collected from the bus terminal. As it had been pitch black we really had very little idea of what our surroundings were like. Set in the Atacama desert it is one of the dryest places on earth, with 320 clear night skies on average per year. The ... read more
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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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