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The World's Driest Desert Blooms With Hundreds Of Flowers After Rare Rain
Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 2, South America and the Caribbean - Sinking Low on the Looney Front
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Llamas & Co, the Camels' Spitting Image - Camelids, Section 3: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 19
Far north along the Andean spine in Ecuador, the odd llama and alpaca browse amid deep green mountain ramparts by low wall
Getaways Inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Fashion and travel writer, Passport blog editor for Kiwi Colle...
takes place in a galaxy far, far away and we haven't yet mastered that kind of commercial space travel doesn't mean the mood of those places can't be captured here on earth.
Watch Chile's Atacama Desert Bloom With Color
The event is known as desierto florido or flowering desert.
This Desert May Be The Driest Place On Earth, But That Doesn't Mean Life Can't Exist There
To determine the microbial content of the desert's extremely dry environments, the researchers analyzed DNA extracted from
Safari Experiences Around the World
Founder of Extraordinary Journeys, Leading Luxury Tour Operator
These amazing destinations get me excited about all the possibilities and all the experiences that can be found around the world for a safari-lover like me.
World's Biggest Telescope Gets Long-Awaited Green Light
Four centuries have passed since the invention of the telescope, and in that time telescopes have gotten bigger and bigger
Visiting the Driest Place on Earth
Freelance travel writer
When I learned there was a place on this earth where there has been almost no measurable rainfall...ever...my curiosity was piqued, and I booked a trip to this extraordinary place -- the Atacama desert in northern Chile.
Deserts on 3 Continents, Part 2 -- the Atacama: Into the Sandbox on the Looney Front
With about 0.59 inches of rain a year the Atacama, high in the Andes Mountains of northern Chile, is the driest place on Earth, and very likely its oldest desert, going back 3 million years.
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Desolated Decadence: The Planet's Top Desert Retreats
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Tired of overcrowded beach holidays and of the hustle and bustle of urban escapes? To really get away from it all, it might be time to journey into the earth's most formidable deserts.
Litter from Indonesia -- Rubble in Paradise: Cleaning Up the Looney Front
Garbage breeds everywhere -- old sneakers, crushed beer cans, plastic bottles, broken glass and plastic household items defile the ought-to-be pristine shores.
Where to Go in December: 20 Places to Travel Now
Tours and activities around the world
With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.
The World's Most Awe-Inspiring Desert Destinations
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While deserts often evoke an image of arid and inhospitable landscapes, they can also be awe-inspiring. From the bubbling basins of Ethiopia to the monumental landscapes of the American southwest, here are the most otherworldly and captivating stretches of sand our planet has to offer.
Exploring Chile's Atacama
The driest place on Earth is a dramatic landscape of surreally fiery red canyons, grassy gorges, turquoise thermal lakes, cerulean lagoons and steaming geysers. Chile's Atacama looks like an alien planet (but it's a whole lot easier to get to).
Ata -- The So-Called '6-Inch Alien' -- May Have An Earthling Cousin, And Ripley's Wants To Find Him
But what about the coincidences piling up between Ata and Atta Boy? Both are about 6 inches tall, both from reportedly neighboring
Visiting James Bond Film Sites In Latin America
Founder and editor, LatinFlyer.com
The National Institute of Culture in Panama City stood in for a fictional hotel in Bolivia.
Born to Explore: Finding Dora the Explorer
Host of Born to Explore
I looked up, and realized that standing next to me, all four feet of her, was Dora the Explorer herself.
Eerie And Amazing Photos Of Chile's Atacama Desert (PHOTOS)
That the vast Atacama Desert of northern Chile is the world's driest place is hardly news: One city there, Arica, famously
Chile Time-Lapse: 'Hierbas Buenas,' From Stéphane Guisard, Brings Atacama Desert Sky To Life (VIDEO)
(Via The Bad Astronomer.) Phil Plait, also known as the Bad Astronomer, explains in his Discover Magazine blog some of the
Atacama Desert Snow Captured By NASA Satellite (PHOTOS)
NASA’s Terra satellite collected images of the rare winter storm, which began on July 3 and lasted several days. Extreme
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How My Father Survived Chile's Mines
Doctoral candidate in sociology at NYU
Until recently the dangers my father described seemed a relic of Chile's distant past.
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Chilean Miners Speak To Loved Ones In Emotional New Video
Sougarret, the operation leader, said it will be one to two months before large quantities of rocks start falling. Can the
"I Don't Want to Die in Chile:" Swine Flu in the Desert
My son came down with H1N1 when we were on vacation in Chile. It is not an exaggeration to say I have never been so terrified in my life.
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