The Antofagasta Region is one of Chile's sixteen first-order administrative divisions. It comprises three provinces, Antofagasta, El Loa and Tocopilla.
Exactly one year ago I travelled through the Altiplano from Bolivia to Chile, with the 1st stop in San Pedro de Atacama San Pedro is located in the very north of Chile, as already mentioned, at the border to Bolivia The Atacama Desert [...]
In January this year I spent allmost a week in the Atacama desert, northern Chile I stayed in San Pedro de Atacama, a small adobe oasis in the heart of northern Chile's most spectacular scenery It is [...]
The fuscous-brown desert is torturing me I neither see man nor beast for miles in each direction The cancerous rays of the sun are bouncing off the sand with cankerous heat for which I have no shelter from Maybe the heat is causing my insanity becaus [...]
For almost a week I have had several encounters with the extremes of the Atacama desert It is a land of weird rock formations, snow capped volcanoes, high altitude lakes, salt flats, flamingoes, geyse [...]