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South america, Travel diary

San Pedro de Atacama, feet on the moon and the head on the stars

san pedro de atacama - chile - dancer with a backpack

We didn’t plan to go to Chili that soon but we make a quick detour after the tour in Uyuni to discover San Pedro de Atacama. This city is the only oasis in the middle of the Atacama desert. The city is made for tourists but we clearly enjoy it. You just need to look a lot to find affordable hostel and food. Apart from that, it’s good to find cute shops where you can buy quality clothes or other, like a microfiber towel because you forget yours in the last hostel (yes, that’s me…).

So, what to visit when you are in San Pedro de Atacama? there is plenty of things, but agencies are expensive. We didn’t want to see similar landscapes that we saw in Uyuni desert, so we only visit with bikes. There are 3 places that you can reach by bike: the moon valley, Catarpe (Quebrada del diablo), and 2 lagoons. I almost did the first two. Read more

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South america, Travel diary

Toro Toro, following dinosaur footprints

toro toro following the dinosaur footprints - bolivia - dancer with a backpack

After spending a few days in Copacabana to enjoy the Titicaca lake, that definitely looks like a sea and in La Paz, we are on the road to chase dinosaur footprints. That seems completely unbelievable, but it is true! We discover so much more in Toro Toro, the area is really beautiful with mountains with changing colors! Clearly one of my favorite experience so far.

For the third time in our trip, we arrive a day of a celebration in the village. That is always fun but they promised that there will be a guided tour the next day, except none of the guides show up (they were all drunk in the street!…) Read more

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