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Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... passable for a same day service. As it happens won’t be heading off until evening as the best option was a night bus (or 2! – the direct service shoves you out on the highway at 5.15am, so choosing the change and leave later for a service that arrives at a decent time in the town centre).
Tried to find some worthwhile tours that could guarantee having me back to the bus station by 6.30pm but not found – decided ...
... snowstorm that hit this part of the Atacama was when I was minus six years old!
Settled into the hotel,I now had to re arrange my schedule as effectively I had lost a day and missed a tour.I walked through the streets and like everyone else I was keeping close to the sides of the mud brick walls whilst walking on the tiny narrow paths , the roads were quagmires of mud.This made it very slow going but it was not a time to lose patience,besides this town is so small ...
... The bus station was a low adobe building with little inside. We managed to find a map of the town, but found it to be little use among the numerous unnamed streets. We Made our way to the main street area along the unpaved, sandy clay roads where we could finally get someone to point us in the right direction of our hostel. Sadly, we walked the wrong way and had to back track to the bus station to reach the Hostal Desert just on the outskirts of town.
... took over the landscape. Following a sign that said, Valle de la Luna, we drove for 40km down a long dirt road to a salt flat, surrounded by copper coloured rocks and nothing growing and no Valle de la Luna. We drove back and continued toward San Pedro de Atacama. Lo and behold, another sign for Valle de la Luna which proved to have a Valle at the end of the road. V de la. L is really a park that features a lunar landscape, complete with caverns and caves. ...
... the road in front of the lorry, about 100 goats were homing in on us. They were expecting to be fed - time to move on me thinks.
We bumped and rocked over untarmacked roads until we saw the sign for the Laguna Chaxa home to flocks of flamingoes, so the guide book claimed. We did the obligatory sign in at the hut with name, age, sex and nationality (you have to sign in at every park entrance for statistics, though as everything is handwritten, I'm not ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility