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May 27, 2006 - CHILE: San Pedro De Atacama & Sandboarding!

First stop in Chile in San Pedro De Atacama. We get picked up at the Bolivian side by a big Chilean guy who takes us through immigration, and then on to a great Hostal. There is a clear change between Chile and Bolivia, more so than any of the other border crossings. Bolivia is the poorest country in SA and Chile one of the richest. In Bolivia most things are unorganized and very manual. Checking into Chile, they have laptops and everything runs smoothly! Yipppeeeeeee.... Big downfall is the price however. Which is definitely noticeable....

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