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Moment of Calm  
   

Moment of Calm

On the day of carnage on the sandy dirt road to Argentina, I had to stop at 4500m for this glacial lake
Peruse a little Chile and Argentina..

November 4th 2009
From Puno we set off across the altiplano again towards Chivay. This is the highest day so far at 4885m and the highest paved road in Peru. It also has some of the best and worst roads we have seen. The best are lovely smooth tarmac; the worst are tarmac that is so broken up there are foot deep potholes randomly scattered about. It would be better as dirt. The altiplano remains desolate but b ... read more
South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago

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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