Hostal Sumaj Jallpa
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... aren't exactly pancake flat where we are (more a gnarly spiky salt-rock terrain), but a number of lagoons form a habitat for Flamingos, who spend 14 hrs a day feeding on brine shrimp. Lucky buggers. (Photos). We end the day stopping at another dusty village, and feeding some pet Llamas. Nothing organised tomorrow, but we're going to hire a couple of bikes, braving the intense sunshine and dry heat, and head off to see some other local sites. ***** wifi causing photo upload ...
In Bolivia, the Bolivian woman tells me, work starts at five in the morning. In the tourist trap of San Pedro, it seems, things work a little differently. Sure, many tours and cyclists start well before sunrise- sunrise being one of the main events, after all, second only to sunset and really a matter of personal preference come to that- but San Pedro is still a holiday place. The bewilderingly massive number of hostels that line San Pedro's very few streets don't tend to really ...
... out and searched us and the car (apparently for drugs), and then sent us on our way (apparently uninterested in the toxicity levels of the driver's blood).
The next day I hopped onto a bus to Calama. I was disappointed not to be able to visit one of the largest copper mines in the world as the tour was completely booked up for the next 2 weeks, but anyway. I arrived in Calama bus terminus, where I would have to wait 4 hours for a bus to Iquique, the seaside city in ...
... pain in his calf and his hamstring rip!! Ouch!!!!
We got to our hostel, dropped our stuff, Oli rested his leg and I went in search of first aid provisions. I managed to find a cold compress that he could use every couple of hours, so unfortunately instead of heading out to explore Oli had to stay rested for our only two days in San Pedro.
By our last evening Oli was able to hobble a bit ...
... is so impressive and we had the valley to ourselves as we arrive before all the tourists who head there for sunset so we had plently of time to take many many pictures. The valley is called death valley as it was actually a french man who gave it its name and ment valley of mars due to the red colour of the rocks and vast barren landscape but the name was changed when lost in translation! We stayed hear oto see the most amazing sunset Ive ...