I met this guy who's an absolute animal and works in a bike rental shop in the main street, and he was a bit bored so took me up to the "Vally of Death" for an awesome downhill. And it was great untill he hit a sandypatch, got flipped of his bike and cracked his head open on a rock. "Next time we should wear helmets" he tells me after getting stiched up in the local hospital - good idea mate.
San Pedro de Atacama - Chile August 30th 2004 Well San pedro is a beautiful little town made out of mud way up in the north of Chile where the sun shines all the time
. I've been here for four days now and I love it here but tomorrow I'm off to Bolivia. This place was set up just for tourism because right next to it is "Valle de la Luna" - Vally of the Moon, which is amazing, a salt lake with Flamingos and there's also a whole heap of great ... read more
South America » Chile 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
I'm russ, I'm from New Zealand and have developed a love for travelling over the last couple of years. It was the best descision of my life for sure, breaking the routine and heading off to explore the globe, and I would highly recommend getting out there and having a close up look and anything that you've read about or heard about that intrests you, because if it looks cool on TV, I can garuntee you that it'll be even cooler when you are there amoungst it. And if you're stuggling for ideas about where to start, I'd highly recommend buying a oneway ticket to South America and the rest will ta... full info