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View of the open road outside San Pedro  

View of the open road outside San Pedro

From Smog to Sand: Visiting Chile's Capital City and the Atacama Desert

March 7th 2014
I got the itch to visit Chile after going to Argentina in 2009. The middle region of South America is a perfect place for me to visit during March coming off of the summer season. One thing I love about visiting South America is that it is a virtual unknown to most Americans. It seems that most planes flying out of the States don’t get farther south than Jamaica. My original destination was to b ... read more
South America » Chile » 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
28th March 2014

Now that's a road
Posted this on the Follow that Road my No. 1 bucket list destination...the Atacama Desert...looking forward to it being me one day
30th March 2014

Hi Dave, Yeah, talk about open roads! Hope you get there soon - I think you'll like it!

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