San Pedro de Atacama february 22 + 27 2011 March 1st 2011 San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro is touristic, but in a nice way. Little shops, pubs and restaurants make you feel like in a Western. It took about 14 hours to come here by bus (Andesmar again, they leave daily!) from Salta in Argentina. San Pedro is an oasis in the middle of the Atacama desert.
When we make a trip to the Valle de la Luna and the Valle de la Muerte we see how arid this desert is. ... read more
South America » Chile » Atacama 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