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View of Atacama Desert from bus Chile

Eating dust and crunching salt in the Atacama Desert, Chile

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The dust was everywhere, in my hair, in my socks, in my mouth, and liberally coating anything that was not covered. San Pedro de Atacama is a small oasis in the middle of the Atacama desert in Northern Chile, the driest desert in the world. Some of the places in the desert have never recorded rain, ever. Not surprisingly then,…

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Love, Life and everything in between in Valparaiso Chile

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A lifetime supporter of local Valparaiso football club Santiago Wanderers, this old lady was keen to show off her team affiliations when I asked her for a portrait A young couple on the streets of Valparaiso Notwithstanding the fact that we were in Valparaiso over Valentine’s Day, there was certainly a passion and a palpable love of life evident in…

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