December 09, 2011

Humberstone and Santa Laura



My first card from South America, Chile!

Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works are two former saltpeter refineries located in the Atacama Desert in the Region of Tarapac√° in northern Chile. Today, Humberstone and Santa Laura are abondoned ghost towns and national monuments open to tourism. In 2005, they were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Distance: 11,889 km (7,387 miles)
Travel time: 10 days

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