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Bolivia to Chile
November 1, 2010 - Calama, Chile
Mon 1st NovOur "hotel" was 4 hrs from nearest village so was wonderfully isolated in the middle of the desert with only short wave radio for communication and solar power.  This 3rd day of travelling southwards across the desert to the bottom of Bolivia was spectacular as hopefully can be seen from the pics; beautiful lakes coloured by the minerals in the rocks; dusty tracks between huge volcanoes, fumeroles, hot springs and geysers.  It just kept getting better and better. We had to speed...
By Nikki & Nigel in South American Adventure

Sand, sand, sand, salt, sand, rocks, geysers
January 14, 2009 - Calama, Chile
We've just left San Pedro de Atacama and are spending the night in a dodgy hotel in Calama, Chile. The world’s deepest open-pit copper mine sits just outside of town so it's a mining town thu and thu.....not much to report except while killing time last Sunday before our bus I saw the biggest lineup for of women waiting to visit their men in jail ever! Think we'll steer clear of the bar scene tonight. Anyway, back to the start.   Chile!!!  Yea!!!  We started in Arica and from the first...
By Hil & Devo in Hil & Devo´s Adventures

Moon Valley/Geysers
January 2, 2009 - Calama, Chile
 Hey, habtihr Silvester gut verbracht?ichhab richtigcool gefeiert! Erst hab ich mit Freunden aus Santiago die auch hier waren gekocht und dann sind wir noch weggegangen. Gestern bin ich dann gegen Abend noch ins Moon Valley gegangen, und es sieht schon irgendwie aus wie man sich den Mond so vorstellt. Der Sonnenuntergang war echt richtig cool. Heute morgen bin ich dann um halb 4 aufgestanden um mir Geysiere anzuschauen. Auf dem grossten aktiven Feld der Welt,war echt super. Danach hab ich...
By Markus in Markus' way around the world

Auf die Plaetze, fertig, los!
December 30, 2008 - Calama, Chile
Hier bin ich nun also mitten in der Atacamawueste im Norden von Chile.   Und ich kann euch sagen es ist echt heiss hier in der Wueste. Heute morgen bin ich dann in a ller fruehe aufgestanden und zum Flughafen gefahren. Von da gings dann Nach Calama und dann noch nach San Pedro de Atacama.   Morgen gehts dann gleich schon mal los mit einer to0llen Tour in die Anden. Nachts wird hier dann natuerlich gefeiert.       Ich wuensch euch allen nen guten Rutsch,       Markus
By Markus in Markus' way around the world

San Pedro de Attacama
May 28, 2008 - Calama, Chile
After Valparaiso we high tailed it north a fair distance (25 hour bus journey or so) to the attacama desert and to the oasis town of san pedro de attacama which lies at a height of 2400 metres above sea level (so it takes a day or so to get used fully to the altitude). The town itself is fairly small and very touristy but well worth a visit and there is alot to see and do in or around it. It lies just below an extinct volcano called Licanbur and near the argentinian and bolivian borders. The...
By Brian in My Travels

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