Atacama Desert Chile The Atacama Desert is a virtually rainless plateau in South America, covering a 966 km (600 mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast of South America, west of the Andes mountains. The Atacama desert is, according to NASA, National Geographic and many other publications, the driest desert in the world.
Termas Geometricas hot springs near Coñaripe, Chile. "These hot pools are as good as any I've ever been in. We went on a cold rainy day and it was mind blowing. Steam and mist everywhere. All of the pools are set in a rocky gorge. There seem to be about 10-15 pools of different temperatures, and two freezing cold waterfalls to quench yourself in." Dan G. on Trip Advisor