The Humboldt Current and Climate Change

One of the driest parts of our planet is the Northern coastal region of Chile and the adjacent land of Peru. Here you will find an almost windless desert where rain has not fallen for more than twenty years. Some parts have no recorded rainfall at all. Life is made possible by rivers that drive though fertile valleys from the Andes. Continue reading

Geoglyphs in Arica

I am writing this in Arica, at the Northern part of Chile. The weather is overcast, which is unusual and rain is predicted for the week end. If the rain comes it will be the first rain that has fallen here in twenty years. Continue reading