Chile: Tourist from Belgium dies after falling into geyser while taking pictures

Posted on December 6, 2015 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Travel

68 year old woman dies with 80% of her body burned. reported (October 2015) death of 68 Belgian tourist during last Friday fell to a geyser in the Geysers, San Pedro de Atacama, according to Radio Cooperativa was confirmed. That day, the tourist identified as Guillaume Margaret, 68, suffered burns over 80% of their body surface and had to be moved to Santiago in air ambulance after being treated at the Hospital of Calama. The woman, who was accompanied by her husband, had fallen back as he tried to take a picture in the geysers of Tatio. The place is located more than 4,000 meters, in San Pedro de Atacama and every year, thousands of tourists. Read Article

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