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San Pedro De Atacama

June 4th 2010
After a 24 hour bus ride we ended up in San Pedro a dusty oasis town in northern Chile. San Pedro is famous for the nearby Atacama desert the highest and driest on earth. The town itself has a laid back feel and is tiny just one square and one major street, made up of whitewhashed buildings and a plaza with a beautiful church as the centre piece. It is a very dusty place with dirt streets, ... 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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