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Country : Chile

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Photos marked as were added from 1 October 2017.


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Chile
Atacama Desert
Iquique
Meseum
 Aymara weaving with llama wool.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Iquique
Meseum
 Aymara mummy.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Giant of Atacama
 Cerro Unitas is an isolated hill in the desert.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Giant of Atacama
 The Giant of Atacama is an 86m long representation of a human figure, the largest from the ancient world.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Giant of Atacama
 Close up of the figure from Cerro Unitas.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Giant of Atacama
 View from Cerro Unitas.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 The unusual site of Pintados is set over a series of hills in the desert.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 The pre-Inca site contains over 400 petroglyphs.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 The site is pre-Inca and survives because of the dry conditions.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 The petroglyphs of Pintados are best seen from a distance.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Dark stones have beem cleared to leave a series of petroglyphs.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Geometric petroglyphs on the hillside.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Some petroglyphs are diagramatic versions of animals.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Petroglyphs of animals.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Figure resembling a rhea, a flightless bird.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Light coloured llamas and dark human figures.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Llamas.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Detail of a geometric figure.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 The pre-Inca site is covered in over 400 petroglyphs.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Human figures made from dark volcanic stones.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Figure of a hunter made by clearing stones to leave space.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Styalised human figure.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 A bird and geometric patterns.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 Squares and rectangles.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Pintados
 The flat desert between the petroglyph-laden hills.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The once-thriving nitrate town of Humberstone.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The town was founded in the 19th century.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The main square.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Humberstone was abandoned by 1960 and is now a ghost town.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Crumbling houses.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Deserted streets.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Abandoned house.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Empty square.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Former family residence.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Humberstone is a ghost town after being abandoned in the late 1950s.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Humberstone is an abandoned former nitrate town.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Former cinema.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Abandoned house.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Empty streets and squares.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Former railway station.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Abandoned streets and houses.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Crumbling electricty and telegraph poles.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The former theatre was a magnificent building.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Side entrance to the theatre.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Interior of the theatre.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Former market building.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Former ice cream parlour.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Former church.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The former church from the side.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Entrance to the former swimming pool.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The inside of the swimming pool.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 The swimming pool is made from a ship's hull.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Industrial area.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Humberstone is former nitrate town.
Chile
Atacama Desert
Humberstone
 Humberstone was abandoned.
Chile
Atacama Desert
 The northern Atacama Desert is crossed by many fertile valleys.
Chile
Atacama Desert
 Fertile valley.
Chile
Atacama Desert
 The northern Atacama Desert.
Chile
Atacama Desert
 Rock layers uplifted by geological processes.
Chile
Atacama Desert
 The main highway to Northern Chile.
Chile
Arica
 Arica is Chile's most Northerly city.
Chile
Arica
 Arica was originally part of Peru.
Chile
Arica
 Rain is unknown in this city.
Chile
Arica
 The Church of San Marcos de Arica was designed in 1875 by Gustav Eiffel .
Chile
Arica
 The Custom House in Arica was designed by Gustav Eiffel.
Chile
Arica
 Trading in the pedestrinised centre.
Chile
Arica
 Public telephone.
Chile
Arica
 Trading on the pavement.
Chile
Arica
 Street scene.
Chile
Arica
 German railway engine from 1924.
Chile
Arica
 Government building.
Chile
Arica
 El Morro.
Chile
Arica
 The harbour.
Chile
Arica
 Monument commemorating Chile's victory over Peru to take Arica.
Chile
Arica
 Statue of Bernado O'Higgins, son of an Irish immigramt who helped Chile gain independence from Spain.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 The Lluta Valley is a fertile region surrounded by desert.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 The Lluta Valley carries a river from the Andean highlands providing a fertile valley floor.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 The valley floor is watered from the Andes while the valley walls are barren desert.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 Geoglyphs of the llama trains that used to ply this route from Bolivia to the coast.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 The fertile valley floor, watered by waters from the Andes.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 Herder with llamas.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 Llamas are a domesticated camelid.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 The village of Poconchile.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 Poconchile is on the fertile valley floor.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 The Church of San Geronimo dates from the 17th century and is one of the oldest in Chile.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 The village cemetary.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 Rehersing for a festival. The village is Ayamara
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 A group of Aymara dancers rehersing for the Day of the Dead festival.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 Aymara dancers with traditional costumes.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 Aymara dancer.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 A cactus in flower.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 A corral (enclosure) with llamas.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 Llamas are kept for their wool and meat.
Chile
Lluta Valley
Poconchile
 Llamas are one of the four species of South American camelids.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 The Arica to La Paz highway connects Chile to Bolivia.
Chile
Lluta Valley
 View from the highlands.
Chile
Zapahuira
 Zapahuira is a desolate region between 2000m and 3000m.
Chile
Zapahuira
 Zapahuira lies between the desert coastal lowlands and the Andean highlands.
Chile
Zapahuira
 Desolate mountains.
Chile
Zapahuira
 Candelholder cacti obtain moisture from coastal mists.

All travel photographs © 1973 - 2017 KryssTal

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