The Desert November 8th 2006 On November 2 we left for a trip to the Atacama Desert. The Atacama Desert is one of the deserts along the Tropic of Capricorn (along with Australia’s and Africa’s deserts), but it is the driest desert in the world. It only gets 1-2 inches per year.
After our trip to La Serena, we decided no more overnight buses. The bus ride from Vina del Mar to the Atacama is over 20 hours!! Not wanti ... read more