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