Tagged: San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama Snowboarding a Sand Dune

San Pedro de Atacama Snowboarding a Sand Dune

San Pedro de Atacama Snowboarding a Dune. April 22 San Pedro de Atacama – The only place in the world where it is actually illegal to dance.  Really.  They want to preserve their culture.  Dancing was not a part of it.  Really! I had a kick ass day of getting things done.  I think I got kicked out of my hostel this morning because I have not bought any trips though them.  They were ‘full’ for tonight when I went...

San Pedro de Atacama Astronomy Observation Expedition

San Pedro de Atacama Astronomy Observation Expedition

San Pedro de Atacama Astronomy Observation Expedition. April 21.   Last night at about 11pm, I signed up for a San Pedro de Atacama Astronomy Observation expedition. San Pedro de Atacama is a very high desert.  The Atacama is the driest desert in the world, there is no light pollution, and the air is very clear, so NASA has been doing things here to observe the sky.  On the San Pedro de Atacama Astronomy Observation expedition, we got to look...

Chañaral to San Pedro de Atacama: Goodbye Girmante Sangrialatte

Chañaral to San Pedro de Atacama: Goodbye Girmante Sangrialatte

Chañaral to San Pedro de Atacama: Goodbye Girmante Sangrialatte. April 20. I got up at 6am with Irmante and walked her to the bus station.  It was not a sad goodbye at all.  I think we were too tired and still too drunk.  So, we made a quick ‘Take Care’ and I headed back to the hostel to sleep for another hour.  At 8:30am I got on a bus for 10.5 hours from Chañaral to San Pedro de Atacama.  I...