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Humberstone abandoned buildings

Humberstone ghost town, Chile

Key Facts Location: Near Iquique, Chile Distance: 1-4km Days: 1 Difficulty: 1/5 Guidebook: Humberstone is the ‘sister’ site to the nearby Santa Laura and is much larger. Whereas the remaining buildings at Santa Laura are…





ALMA telescope and transporter

Visiting the ALMA Observatory – Atacama, Chile

The ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) observatory lies high in the Atacama desert, close to San Pedro de Atacama. Costing $1.4 billion, ALMA is the world’s most expensive ground based telescope. The ALMA observatory itself…