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Valley of the Moon...

July 9th 2006
Just over the border to San Pedro de Atacama, phew! Dead tired from the overnight - across the Uyuni Salar/desert (again!) stopped in the dead of night by ninja looking machine-gun carrying TROOPS looking for drug smugglers! Our driver was like its foreign tourists crossing the border to Chile as the military surrounded our vehicle before letting us proceed onward to our lodging. We arrived really ... 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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