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... desert town, and upon which it's livelihood is based. The earliest departure I was able to book to Bolvia (a 3-day tour across Salar de Uyuni) was for Sunday, and so what I thought would be a fleeting romance with San Pedro has turned into a short-term at relationship. Highlights below! Star gazing in the desert with Jorge: This experience enjoys being the No1 thing to do in San Pedro according to trip advisor, so naturally I wanted to get involved. In summary, Jorge picks ...
... I would have liked to avoid the rainy season, but it mirrors my dates away. I had hoped the worst would be over by now. We will see. I hope to mitigate risks in a bunch of different ways. I cannot ride super hard, as this is dangerous at altitude, especially given that I am leaving a minimum of acclimatisation time. So instead I hope to ride from early and take things steady. This will mean some chilly and dark pre-dawn starts. I may even manage to finish before ...
... got was incredibly and surprisingly interesting. Dave was extremely knowledgable in astronomy and I was shocked to hear that this was only a hobby. Not only did we get to see the satellite and space station pass over us, but we also received a lesson in a astronomy. Back at the hotel and still in time for a few drinks in happy hour a few of us carried in drinking in to the wee hours. Unfortunately for me I felt it the best day and ...
Another ealry start and we jumped on the 7am bus for San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. Apparenlty I was talking in my sleep. In Spanish! Despite planning on it I didn't manage to get any sleep. Instead I started reading Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. I read her previous book The Fountainhead several years ago and have been meaning to get around to this since then. Like it's predecessor it takes the complex balance between self interest ...
... horizontally through the straps of my backpack. A couple wrong turns later, we were on our way.
Our plan was to, first, bike up a wind-carved canyon charmingly called the Devil's Throat and then head to the sandboarding from there. What we should have realized is that we had to pass by the sandboard rental between the two anyway, and that carrying a sandboard horizontally effectively makes you 3 times as fat. Oh well.
The sandboard was ...