Testing out my desert boots in the desert April 15th 2012 So to San Pedro de Atacama. A small village of around 2000 souls high up the driest desert in Chile at 2,400 meters above sea level. All the houses are adobe type construction of a single storey. I am writing this entry sat in a hammock in the terrace of my accommodation, the Florida Hostel. Dry, hot day. I am a D.V, a desert virgin so I suppose this is typical deserty weather.
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After 30 years of policing the streets of Bristol and beyond I have finally retired and off to explore new lands. Having travelled east in 2010 (Vietnam) and south in 2009 (Australia and New Zealand), this time I am heading west to South America. Not sure what awaits, but know one thing, if it's anything like the last two trips it will be an adventure I will not forget. Happy reading.... full info