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Bicycling in the Desert

March 12th 2014
I have had a somewhat adventurous day today. This morning I rented a mountain bike, the only kind of bicycle they have here, apparently, and set out to explore some of the sightseeing possibilities I have missed so far. First, a bit about the bicycle. I also got a helmet, lock, spare inner tube, tire changing tools, and a little bag to put it all in. It only cost 4,000 CLP (about $7) for a half da ... 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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Tot: 1.371s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 8; qc: 41; dbt: 0.0228s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb