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Atacaman Culture  
   

Atacaman Culture

As you approach the entrance where you pay, there's a series of information boards to get you "in the mood". This one details aspects of the Atacaman culture and how it changed as different influences were imposed on them. Double click on the photo should you be interested at loking at the details.
San Pedro de Atacama - Quebradas & Pilcara de Quitor

October 11th 2013
After several fun-filled days, it was time to say goodbye to Sergio, Miri and Elodie as they left to cross the pass to Salta in the Quebrada Country of North-Western Argentina. Left to my own devices, I decided to head north-west out of town to visit the Pukara de Quitor (archaeological site)and explore the quebrada country beyond towards El Tunel, as recommended by Elodie. It's also possi ... read more
South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

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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