Supposedly the driest place on Earth...
Trip Start Jan 12, 2009
53Trip End Apr 02, 2009
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The full day tour turned out to be really great. My eyes have bore witness to some of the most beautiful and striking landscapes today.
The tour bus picked us up at our hostel in the morning, and our first stop was the Salar de Atacama, or Atacama Salt Flat, which is the third largest of its kind in the world and contains two-thirds of the world's lithium, which is used in manufacturing aluminum, glass, lubricating greases, batteries, and airconditioning units. It was possible to see crystallized salt formations as far as the eye could see...