Hotel Cristobal Colon

Colon 371, La Serena, Chile | Hostel
Prices starting from $61.00

Travel Blogs from La Serena

Chile Part Three: The Sand and Stars of the North

A travel blog entry by nicoleloser


... now seven, life vests were hastily put on and we set off.

I honestly did not have much of a clue what was going on most of that day I just nodded and threw in a few questions here and there to make sure I wasn't being sold to pirates or donating a kidney to a fisherman. For the most part I simply went with the flow and followed Celso's lead. Very glad I did. I got exactly the tour that I had wanted.

We first sailed around the Choros ...

A Champagne Supernova in the sky

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde


... that wandering round a vineyard understanding 1 in 20 words would be fairly uninspiring, we opted for our own exclusive taste test in the distillery's bar. As our first round of drinks awoke our senses, so too did the experimental jazz duet who'd we a few bars into their first number on the bar's far side. The fusion of a tuba and accordion was risky, but ultimately won over the crowd of Pisco heads. Pisco Connoisseurs we most definitely are not, a point ...

Mate, that Mate is good

A travel blog entry by danarol


... own version of Spanish. They tend to shorten words or don't pronounce them as you would with Spanish so even if you speak in Spanish to a Chilean, they still sometimes look at you like you're speaking Russian. So next time someone tells you they speak Spanish in Chile, don't believe them, they don't! The people in La Serena seemed a lot friendlier and more willing to help us out, knowing we weren't from around these parts. We even made friends with a guy who had a ...

Star gazing and Pisco Tasting around La Serena

A travel blog entry by rhampshire


... how many stars we could see. It was really cool, you could even see the hazy, misty look of the milky way without even looking through a telescope! As part of the tour we got to look through a massive telescope in one of those building where the roof opens and rotates, we felt like real professionals! First we seen Jupiter which was amazing, couldnt believe we were ...

Genre-bending in La Serena

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred


... are lead through one last door, to their final prize and ultimate downfall: The aging vats. Their lust for gold unsated by the success of the hills, the amber liqour filling the room proves too much for them, as The Distiller, the most cunning of all their foes, pours out measure after measure of their chosen poison.
Eventually they are taken outside and, for all to see, given the final evidence of their downfall, their corruption; a cocktail! Liquor ...

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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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