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I've made it to San Perdo Atacama in the desert of Northern Chile after a rather gruelling 24hr bus trip from the nations capital of Santiago, which while it is generally described as a little boring or that it was a necessity due to their flight path by people I've met on my travels, I think it's a tad harsh as a critic.
I actually enjoyed my time there as far as the city goes although the hostel was not the most social, which cut me deep ...
... in a typical backpacker hostel which is always good because you can arrange tours from the hostel and the workers speak English. We headed the short distance into town for some tea and were surprised by the number of tourists in the streets. The small number of shops was either travel agents or restaurants and as we quickly found out expensive to cater to tourists and reflecting the isolation. We had a pizza of course but it did taste pretty ...
... plot line is unbelievably easier to understand than movies with Latin American actors that are made for a Latin American audience. Also, Maze Runner won't be winning any Academy Awards for writing. Still, somehow, the end made no sense to me. I won't spoil it for anyoneChuckdies.
The next morning was the bus to San Pedro de Atacama. The Atacama desert has the driest, most lifeless area on Earth. It's so dry and lifeless, in fact, that NASA has used ...
... the drive in the desert begin with a 4*4 jeep. We went to visit the Laguna Verde, Laguna Blanca, Dali Desert, Thermal waters, Laguna Colarado. We went to the highest point in the desert which was about 4900 m above the sea level were there is less than 15% of oxygen.
Your heart beat increases as if you have just done a half marathon, you sweat alot, get headaches you just feel you are going to die as the body is deprived of oxygen and ...
... some great meat and a nice bottle of Chilean wine. In order to at least start the tour into high altitude and the salt desert in Bolivia well rested we caught an early night. But not until after being told by the hostel lady that if ever South America has a rough winter it is known as the "crude Bolivian winter" as the freezing cold and strong winds typical for Bolivia are a testing experience for both locals and travellers. Uh oh what did we get ourselves ...