Atacama Desert Chile - The closest point on earth to the stars

Southern Milky Way above Mars-like red sands of Atacama Desert. The location is inside Yungay, the driest, and most sterile place on Earth. There is virtually no life on the surface of this region of Chile. The night sky from here is simply amazing.

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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.

This would be cool to see in person:) Desierto de Atacama - Chile (Volcán Licancabur - 5.900m)

This would be cool to see in person:) Desierto de Atacama - Chile (Volcán Licancabur -

Atacama desert, Chile

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!

Moon valley, Atacama desert, Chile

Moon valley, Atacama desert, Chile This is undoubtfully the driest place in the world where there are literally decades of no rain. There they test NASA equipment to be sent to mars.

Atacama penitentes, Chile

The Mysterious Penitentes. What are penitentes and how do these alien ice sculpture form in the dry Atacama desert. Awesome pictures and video

Atacama Desert- Chile

James' Flamingos, Laguna, Colorada, Bolivia in the Andes. Original photo by George Steinmetz

lugares surrealistas fuera de lo común Desierto de Atacama Región de…

Atacama Desert – Antofagasta Region, Chile "There is so much to see here. Watching the sunset in the Moon Valley will be a memory I hold forever!" - Photo from TripAdvisor

+ Tierra - el Cielo, San Pedro de Atacama

Desert Rose, Argentine, Easter Island, Chili, Travel Destinations, Mosque, Homeland, South America, Temples

Santa Laura, 19th century saltpeter works in the Atacama desert, Iquique, Chile ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site

Santa Laura, century saltpeter works in the Atacama desert, Iquique, Chile ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many men died on the job here!

Atacama Desert, Chile

The Fractal Patterns of Landscapes Devastated by Drought - Drought land under hot sun

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