Atacama Desert: "In San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis in the heart of the world's driest desert, fine boutique hotels offer excursions to Inca ruins, astronomical observatories, hot springs and much more.
We took a tour from San Pedro de Atacama in the Chilean Andes. As you can see, it was very cold, but hot tea and soup kept us warm. The volcano in the background is more than high! Because we developed altitude sickness, coca tea was a must!
San Pedro de Atacama AT THE DRYEST DESERT IN THE WORLD! Awesome little town seemingly in the middle of nowhere! Was told it was very dangerous at night, but that didn't stop us from cruising the streets late night!
El Valle de la Luna es un paraje desértico ubicado a 13 km al oeste de San Pedro de Atacama, perteneciente a la Región de Antofagasta, Chile. En 1982 fue declarado santuario de la naturaleza y es parte de la Reserva Nacional Los Flamencos. Foto: Cesar Silva