Chile’s Atacama Desert: The Moon is Made of Salt

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According to British cartoon characters Wallace and Gromit, the moon is made of cheese.

But after exploring the bizarre, fascinating Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) in Chile’s Atacama Desert, I’m more inclined to believe the moon is made of salt.

(Or metallic iron, sulfur, nickel and various minerals that end in “ene.” Whatever. Just come along with me on this.)

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TWT Travel Binder: Chile

Here are some resources to help you plan your own “travels with two” to Chile.

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