ATACAMA – Adventure to the Highest & Driest Desert in the World

The San Pedro de Atacama oasis, in the middle of the driest desert in the world, has an altitudinal peculiarity: it is situated at 8,200 feet above sea level, making the Atacama not only the driest, but also the highest desert on earth. For this reason, the year-round climate is pleasant and the transparency of light is …

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Patagonia – The End of the World (Chile)

I know instantly when a place has changed me: I feel an unexplained tinge of melancholy at the end of a journey.  As I rode along the aptly named “Ruta del Fin del Mundo” (The Route to the End of the World) for the 5 hour drive back to the closest commercial airport in Punta …

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