Hotel Cristobal Colon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free parking
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... that there was more to 'stars' such as Omega Centauri and Alpha Crux than meets the naked eye, we were shown binary stars dancing around each other, we zoomed in on globular clusters of thousands of stars, and we were told how old the images we were seeing were. Jupiter was seen as it was 40 minutes ago, whilst some images we were seeing were of bodies as they were dozens of millions of years ago. Mario's enthusiasm was infectious and he said that he never gets bored of ...
... made the trip out to get the final paper work for the car but disappointingly it was not ready even though we were back several day after it was meant to be ready. The car dealer has agree to mail the paper work to us when they receive it, which means we’ll have to have a few nights stay in a city down south somewhere. Hopefully it will come through fine, fingers and toes crossed.
On Saturday we plan to head south to explore Chile’s famous national parks. Until next blog ...
... Pedro de Atacama).
Seems quite a nice city, but was all a rush to find a hostel, get some tourist info, food and beers before dark and the 6pm start of Chile v Australia game – fridge in the hostel already crammed with beer, but managed to get a 6 pack in and watched the game from the sidelines – the kitchen! Finished ½ an hour ago and the car horns & vuvuzuelas are still going strong – going to
be a long night!
... plants - some were flowering - so we took lots of pics of the various kinds of plants. Astrid gave me a leaflet in Spanish that may have some of the names. I took photos of the wooden signs that labeled the plants but they only had their Chilean names. After awhile we got into the bigger trees - some had little tiny leaves and were quite small and at the very end were a few very large trunked trees with multiple trunks - I thought one ...
... where we were dropped off...
older gentleman answered the door, and showed us to the back garden of
the hostel, where we could set up camp for the night. There was kitchen
access, a really nice garden, and a comfortable, grassy bed which we
would be sleeping on top of that night...
through the relatively small town of ...