Thursday, March 22, 2012

San Pedro de Atacama - Chile

San Pedro de Atacama (San Pedro for short) is a small village located in one of the many oases which are founded in the altiplano of the second region of Chile.
Along this geographic zone rise some of the highest volcanoes of the Los Andes cordillera.
Formerly the center of the Atacama culture, today San Pedro's population is about 2.500.
Nowadays this small town has a big importance becouse it is considered as the archeological capital of Chile and also becouse of its extreme geographic position , the beauty of the landscape and its eternal blue sky. - in:


This card was also sent by Jusseli and it shows a vicuña, an andean fox, San Pedro church, built by the spanish in the 16th century and a chilean flamingo.

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