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The Church from the Main Square  
   

The Church from the Main Square

All in its a pretty little place
San Pedro de Atacama - an oasis in the desert

June 20th 2012
So after waiting at the Bolivian border (freezing) for the bus, for what seemed like hours but was probably only about 90 mins, we were happy to see it arrive for our hour bus ride into San Pedro de Atacama. After the usual stringent border control to enter Chile we were dropped off near to the main street to find no shortage of takers for our money. It's low season here so all the hostels ... read more
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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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