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CHILE 2017



Where:Santiago north to the start of the Atacama and back

When: September 2017

How Long: ten days

How Far: 1650km


Route map: Santiago / La Serena / Llanos de Chile / Huasco / Monte Patria / Illapel / Santiago


Route 5 heading north: long and straight

Heading south: more interesting roads

First night stop at Socos

Cactus in flower

Camper van cooking

The coast at Llanos de Challe Nat Park

Chilean flag and lighthouse at Huasco

The scenic “yellow” road to nowhere

Beach campsite at Llanos de Challe

Cowboy statue looming out of the mist

Real cowboys practicing for rodeo

The entrance to a single lane tunnel

Inside a single lane unpaved tunnel

Camper van and road shots in the Atacama desert region

One of many cactus plants

Campfire on last night of the trip