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Escaping in Death Valley (Valle de la Muerte) near San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Travel Photo – Escaping in Valle de la Muerte, Chile

One of the many tours and sightseeing that can be done from the adventure base town of San Pedro de Atacama. You can really escape in Death Valley. This amazing lanscape with the backrop of a big storm coming, reminds me how far from a sprawling urban development we really were.

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Stargazing in Chile

Travel in Chile doesn’t always go as planned, as our guest writer Linda Martin discovers… We’d hoped to visit San Pedro de Atacama on our first trip to Chile, detouring off the main road from Santiago to the border to see what this desert town has to offer.  But while we were in the south […]

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Travel Photo – A Good Luck Sunset in Chile

San Pedro de Atacama is a Chilean town and commune in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region. It is located east of Antofagasta, some 106 km (60 mi) southeast of Calama and the Chuquicamata copper mine, overlooking the Licancabur volcano. There are various activities for tourist and adventurers in the San Pedro de Atacama area: trekking, […]

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Travel Photo – Valle de la Muerte in the Atacama Desert

Valle de la Muerte, also known as Death Valley, is easily accessed from the desert of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. The large sand dunes are ideal for sand boarding, hiking and experiencing sand blasts in the strong desert winds. Be sure to protect your cameras, or you will end up with sand in […]

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Travel Photo – Guatin Canyon in San Pedro de Atacama

Guatin Canyon, located in the desert of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, is the home to a variety of birds, ducks, and vicuñas all surrounded by snow capped mountains. Tourists typically drive through Guatin on their way to the Cactus Forest or hot springs at Baños de Puritima. Our tourist shuttle bus pulled over […]

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Discover Adventure in San Pedro de Atacama Chile

San Pedro de Atacama is an adventure town located in Chile’s Northern Salt Mountains and is an extreme desert environment.  The landscape is very picturesque with snow capped mountains in the distance and desert valleys that glow orange when the sun sets. (more…)

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