What to say about San Pedro. It’s expensive, but kinda understandable. It sits on the edge of he Atacama desert, the second driest place on Earth after the Antarctic, and it has big salty pools and geysers and hot springs. It’s also the first stop for people coming from Bolivia over the salt flats.
When I arrived here, I only planned to stay one night before moving o to Salta in north Argentina. While walking down the road I bumped in to someone I knew, Fabian, and he convinced me to stay another night or two to have a beer. That night, the beer didnt happen, but the idea of hiring a 4x4 for a couple of days with some people I didn’t make was presented. Of course I said yes!
I checked out of my hostel, took all my stuff into town and met the other people. Rosie, a kiwi, Tyler, a seppo, and Lina from Finland. We had very little idea of what we were going to do apart from cruise around and see the tourist sites.Read more