Hostal de Colon de La Serena

Colon 371, La Serena, Chile | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from La Serena

Starry starry night!

A travel blog entry by nick88


White rabbits everyone! If you don't know, if you say white rabbits as your first words on the first of the month its meant to mean good luck for the test of it! I as usual forgot this and to be honest only realized it had hit October tomorrow (I'm typing this on the 2nd on word, sat on a 15 hour coach ride by the way! confusing i realise!). < …

Painful journey!!!

A travel blog entry by nick88

Ouch ouch ouch!!! Wake up at 6am with all my clothes still, classy lad me you know! You ll be glad to know that just because I'm in South America, nothing really ever changes!! Head down to force abit of breakfast and then jump on a mini bus to the coach station.
Once on the coach my 'tactical' night out turns out not to work as i end up …

The Beach!

A travel blog entry by sam_steph


Wednesday morning we had to be up at 6:15 to get to the bus depot...ouch! We then caught a 7hr bus headed to La Serena. There was some great scenary on the way. Coast on one side and mountains on the other. As Chile is a pretty narrow country you are pretty much near one or the other.

We arrived in La Serena and checked in at the hostel. …

La Serena

A travel blog entry by tkw

Once again, we were deceived by the travel guide! After leaving Arica, we planned to make a quick stop in a little beach town known as Iquique. We stepped off the bus and were there long enough to decide that it was not the "gem" the book had portrayed it to be. Before we knew it we were back on the bus for an 18 hour ride to La Serena, five hours …

La Sarena and the Elqui Valley

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... village five kilometers from Vicuņa, Villaseca, was delicious, filling, and well worth the effort to get there, for the food, service, and ambience reminiscent of California's Napa Valley. This was a perfect late lunch, a short taxi ride from Vicuņa, to follow a steep morning hike up to Cerro de la Virgen, a hill just north of town which, from the top, offers panoramic views of the entire Valle de Elqui.

Late last night, feet tired from hiking, bellies ...

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This hostel, located on Colon 371, La Serena, is near Elqui Valley, Avenida del Mar, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, and Casa Pinera.
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