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San Pedro

Chile.. San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis in the driest region on earth

November 19th 2006
Arrived in SAN PERDO DE ATACAMA (an Oasis in the middle of the Atacama Desert.. the driest desert in the world apparently) and booked into a hotel with a pool for a couple of nights, so we could enjoy the head of the sun and a bit of luxury after 3 days in a jeep! .. This sounds much posher than it was.. the pool was about 2m square (which I guess is all we could expect in the middle of a desert!) ... 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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