El Norte Grande Travel Guide
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A land of rock and earth, terrifying in its austerity and vastness, El Norte Grande is one of the world's most desolate regions. Spanning some 1,930 km (1,200 mi), Chile's Great North stretches from the Río Copiapó to the borders of Peru and Bolivia. Here you will find the Atacama Desert, the driest place on Earth—so dry that in many parts no rain has ever been recorded.
Lodging in El Norte Grande is relatively inexpensive. Be warned that some accommodations that bill themselves as "luxury" hotels haven't been remodeled...read more
The food of El Norte Grande is simple but quite good. Along the coast you can enjoy fresh seafood and shellfish, including merluza (hake), corvina (sea...read more
Things To Do in El Norte Grande
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Valle de la Luna: Within the Reserva Nacional Los Flamencos lies the Valle de la Luna, a place most visitors to northern Chile will not want to... Read more
An extremely ambitious man, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel designed buildings and bridges all over the world, so when Peruvian president José Balta... Read more
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My apologies, as I didn't post this trip report on this thread for the Chile portion of our trip! Read more
Here is a trip report on San Pedro de Atacama, Chilehttp://southernpacificreview.com/2014/03/19/san-pedro-de-atacama/ Read more