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Dusty town of San Pedro

Operation Desert Storm

April 25th 2009
After leaving Argentina, we spent the next 8 hours on a pretty cramped bus to the northern Chilean border to head to a city called San Pedro de Atacama. For some reason this bus seemed really long and the passport control for Argentina was at some ridiculous height like 4,000 meters, which made us all a little altitude sick. From now on we will be in really high places again, similar to Tibet so w ... 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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