Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Hot tub
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Flight 12 - Santiago to Calama - 2 hours
Up at 7am for breakfast and to throw everything into suitcases. A bit disorganised this morning but we were ready for our 8.30 pickup. We travelled to the airport with an attractive female guide, about 25. She lives in Toulouse. She said that Santiago is a vital city with lots to do. There are …
... the planet ant the rings. This blew my mind! That image will be forever burnt into my mind. And on that bombshell, the tour was sadly over.
We headed back to the hostel and hit the hay, knowing that we had to be up bright and early for our ridiculously long bus journey, and Matt and Talia for their trip to the salt flats. The next morning, we said our goodbyes, and were on our way.
Next stop… Santiago!
... to the top of the dune until you were half way up again for your next go. We had great craic doing it for the few hours and we also managed to get sand absolutely everywhere!!! We all now feel ready too to try out snow boarding so that may be our next adventure, who knows! The minute we got back to the hostel we had our well earned showers and managed to wash most of the sand away. We are also hoping that all that sand will have exfoliated our skin and that we ...
... had once seemed so far away, was now close and tangible and real. I had found it, I had encountered it. All around me flamingos were standing pensively in the still waters, bowing down to their reflections. My concentration turned towards my camera. The salt flat was so peaceful and sunny, I felt as though I was floating away like a kite. Back on the bus, we drove further to the high lagoons. One of the children was sick with the altitude. We saw vicuñas, the ...
... and lively bunch of people. I’m old enough to be their mother!
Pucon, in northern Patagonia, Chile, looks very much like Swtizerland on account of a large proportion of the population being of German and Swiss descent. The wooden chalet-style buildings with mountains behind made it was hard to remember I was in South America. The volcano, Villarrica, which erupted in March rises up in the distance in a perfect ...