Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
So this was a very exciting day consisting of 4 internal flights to get across Chile! We caught our first flight (with only 20 minutes to spare due to our transfer running late!) at 9am to Concepcion and then stayed on the same plane to Santiago. From Santiago we had a 3 hour wait and then flew to Copiapo, again we waited on the plane and then few …
We awoke to the sound of a very loud bird! Sim was convinced it was the sound of peacocks but I reminded him we were in Chile and not India. After about an hour of trying to snooze through the noise we heard rustling above our heads on the hatched roof of our hut, whatever it was it was big! We decided we should get up and go for breakfast at this …
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Valle del Arcoiris - Here there are all sorts of colorful rock formations. The different rocks colors are caused by differences in the mineral composition, as well as lava from the nearby volcano. There were red rocks which reminded me a lot of CO, but then also colors like purple and green. On the drive there we also got to see wild donkeys.
Petroglyphs - Petroglyphs are essentially ancient carvings in rocks. ...
... each other and commenting that it is often the unexpected things in travel that bring the most memories.At my hotel,having said good bye to my friends I look back on a fascinating 24 hours and realize that despite our dissatisfaction with many things in life our ability to come together and protect it,brings out some of our most unique characteristics and the limit of human kindness in such situations reminds you that there is no greater enjoyment in life than looking after each ...
... else. Although it's freezing, we bobbed around, floating like clouds, taking in magnificent views of the desert and volcanoes. Back on dry land, the salt crystallises all over your skin, it feels like you're covered in glue. There's only one thing for it... Get back in! As we wandered over to another pool, David began cursing as his flip flops became wedged stuck in the most foul smelling mud. He was made to hand pick his Haviannas from the gut wrenching bog. Only ...
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