sábado, 27 de junio de 2009


flamencos en el desert a 30 kilometros San Pedro De Atacama este lugar es muy visitado por los turistas

martes, 23 de junio de 2009

Rio Grande Petroglyph

A incredible view of the petroglyph near the road to Rio Grande, San Pedro Atacama, Chile.

jueves, 18 de junio de 2009

Faces of the Desert

Pukará is the name given by Incas to building that acted as Forts, constructed by the atacameño’s culture to defend itself of other towns that inhabited South America. Pukara of Quitor dates from more than 700 years.

Built with liparita stones that climb a hill as a fortification with a perimeter defensive wall cover a surface of 6.18 acres. The ruins of the Pukara de Quitor are located in a bend of the gorge whose channel flows waters of the river San Pedro rio Grande.

miércoles, 17 de junio de 2009

Three Marys In Moon Valley

The Moon Valley has dry lakes, in where the salt composition of these covers with a beautiful white mantle; escarpments of all green, blue, red, yellow colors surprising with the most diverse and surprising forms and which the sun makes vary its tones in thousand different forms during the day, specially in the twilight hours that reaches its best beauty.

sábado, 13 de junio de 2009

Village of Tulor, San Pedro Atacama, Chile

Tulor village was discovered in 1956 by the father Gustavo le Paige S.J. It is one of the oldest human settlements on salt bed, dates from between 800 BC and 500 AD. The village is now an open museum and being just 10 kms distance from San Pedro de Atacama, is great for those who enjoy archaeological and cultural sites.

The houses were constructed with a circular technique on clay, reaching almost the 2 meters height. Once on the site, enter in one of the houses, it will surprise you the coolness and the tenuous inner light.

Church in Machuca, San Pedro De Atacama

Machuca is a typical atacameñan town. This is the church.

miércoles, 10 de junio de 2009

Volcan Licancabur

El Volcan Licancabur, con una altura de 5.916 metros, es parte de la Cordillera de los Andes y puede ser apreciado desde el poblado de San Pedro De Atacama.