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> Giant hand in the Chilean desert!
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post Jun 12 2009, 01:01 PM
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Look how cool this sculpture is in the Chilean desert! Awesome!


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post Jun 12 2009, 01:58 PM
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I never saw this when I was there! Yet another reason I need to go back someday...


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post Jun 12 2009, 02:10 PM
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Goodness! Not only is it a giant hand, it's also a giant photo!!!!

Here it is more in prospective:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mano_del_Desierto

Backpacker must have been asleep when she passed it, as it says it is located beside the PanAmerican Highway just south of Antofagasta.

It's a great excuse to return to Chile.


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post Jun 12 2009, 02:19 PM
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Goodness! Not only is it a giant hand, it's also a giant photo!!!!

Here it is more in prospective:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mano_del_Desierto

Backpacker must have been asleep when she passed it, as it says it is located beside the PanAmerican Highway just south of Antofagasta.

It's a great excuse to return to Chile.


Looks like I actually didn't pass it! :-)
I flew into Calama, which is way to the Northeast of Antofagasta, where the hand is located. Once in Calama, I drove North to San Pedro de Atacama, close to the Bolivian border...

http://encarta.msn.com/map_701510162/antofagasta.html




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post Jun 15 2009, 11:12 AM
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Haha, sorry the photo is so giant... I will change it.


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