Hostal Nomade

Regimiento Coquimbo 5, Coquimbo, ., Chile | Hostel
Prices starting from $42.00

Travel Blogs from Coquimbo


A travel blog entry by ewtodd


... iron ore,copper, gold ans semi-precious stones. The landscape looked like a desert with oases of trees and small settlements.

Saturday March 22nd
At sea.

Sunday March 23rd
At sea. Eric's cough is getting worse and by noon he is running a temp. We went off to see the doctor and he put Eric on antibiotics, cough medicine and tylenol for the fever as well as put him in isolation. Now he cannot go to machu Picchu with me tomorrow.

Day 6

A travel blog entry by tsundy

... the guy who ran the Hostel. He was so lovely. We then caught a taxi to the bus terminal at about 8pm and spend 3 hours there til our first night bus 11.15pm) to Santiago. The bus was gross, and had lots of vapour on the windows - probably due to the quantity of people and cold. Also there was two annoying kids in front of us who did that annoying whining thing. Crying but not actually crying. I managed to sleep a little, but not really that ...

Coquimbo, La Serena, Elqui Valley Chile

A travel blog entry by adpoor


... a tsunami after the massive earthquake in Japan in 2011. There was a 6.8 earthquake here last Thursday but no visible damage.

We ventured about 50 kilometers up the fertile Elqui valley and then up a side valley to the village of Pisco. On the way back, we stopped in Vicuna, birthplace of Gabriela Mistral, a Chilea poet honored with the Nobel prize for literature.

Pisco and Pinguin-itos

A travel blog entry by emiliaarn

... just 30 mins from the city itself is the elqui valley. always hot and sunny here- believe its something like5 days with rain if a good year. They grow lots of fruit and veg. In terms of my visit, they grow lots of grapes. really sweet ones. which they then use to make the national drink(altho also claimed by peru) Pisco. Bit like vodka. I am not a fan. Chileans and Peruvians cant get enough of the stuff. Inward ...

Elqui valley and back to La Serena

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins


... another pisqueria CAPEL, the collective for all the small local farmers. They produce on an industrial scale. Lunch was at a restaurant that cooks using the sun - slow cooking in a super hot mini greenhouse. The braised baby kid was delicious. Finally tried the papaya for which the area is famous - nothing special, you can't eat it raw, it has to be cooked. Now back in La ...

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This hostel, located on Regimiento Coquimbo 5, Coquimbo, is near Totoralillo, La Recova Municipal Market, Fray Jorge National Park, and Coquimbo Casino.
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