Pictures of Chile

Looking Beyond The Valley: Atacama Desert, Chile

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Pictures in the Atacama Desert are absolutely breathtaking.  The Atacama Desert is one of the most unique ecosystems in the world.  This was on the Salar de Tara tour and the valley below is actually where we had lunch inbetween mountains of rock that were formed my ash from now extinct volcanoes. Click here for […]

The Salt Flat Walk Way: Atacama Desert, Chile

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This was the walkway that you have to walk to see the flamingos that fly inbetween the ponds at the Salar De Atacama in the Atacama Desert in Chile.  The best time to see the flamingos is during the sunset as thats when they are most active.  There are sections of the Atacama desert where […]

Dancing With El Indio: Atacama Desert, Chile

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In the middle of this picture you can see three goofballs doing something silly, including that Wandering Trader fellow to the left.  In the back ground you will see “El Indio”, The Indian in English.  This is one of the pronounced rock formations that you will find the highest and driest desert in the world, […]

The Hand In The Desert – Atacama Desert, Chile

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The Hand in the Desert (mano del desierto) was created in the early 1980’s by a Chilean Sculpture named Mario Irarrázaal.  It is made out of iron and cement and sits in the middle of nowhere, the Atacama Desert (in Chile)  which is the driest desert in the world.  The sculpture was created to signify the […]


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This was on one of the tours that I took in the Atacama desert that I would highly recommend to anyone.  The roads are so rough that you are not able to go yourself and need to take a 4×4.  A max of 4 people are also allowed on the tour and they even feed […]

La Portada: Antofagasta, Chile

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This was the beginning of my drive through the Chilean coast.  La Portada sits very far outside the coastal city of Antofagasta crossing the Andes mountains through two valleys.  If you are planning on seeing La Portada then make sure you stop by the tropic of Capricorn which is just up the road.  As you keep driving […]