Atacamadventure Wellness & Ecolodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... lunch then travelling further south until we reached the edge of the Atacama desert. On checking in at the Tayka El Desierto (Elevation 5,000 metres) Marcos arranged for me to have oxygen that night. I was unsure whether it would happen as again there was someone confined to bed with altitude sickness and I thought their need might be greater than mine. I was not ill just desperate for sleep. However it arrived at 10pm with instructions to use it for 5 minutes every hour at level ...
... Still it was a bit of a surprise, given it was coming into peak tourist season. It's not by any means the cheapest place to enjoy. What was also a surprise was to discover that the most active volcano we'd been rather more close to yesterday had decided to have a little eruption! Not obvious other than for the plume of smoke emanating from its cone. The most recent eruption had been 9 years ago and they'd ...
... on top to form a nest, with the eggs being laid in this nest. Interestingly these birds can't fly, but have large wings which they use to propel themselves across the water. Next stop was the much larger Laguna Miscanti, a spectacular lake formed at the base of several impressive volcanoes. A group of Andean flamingoes could be seen in the distance, along with Andean gulls and the aforementioned Taguda cornuda. The formation of these two lakes is quite recent, as ...
... Luckily, they were able to fit Greg in for 30 mins Deep Tissue Massage and a Ayurvedic Head Massage and me in for an Aromatherapy full body massage. Better still, we could use their swimming pool and have a smoothie. That said, the swimming pool was absolutely freezing and although I had a splash around in between sunbathing, Greg didn't set foot in it. Both our massages were great and it was just what we needed. At 4pm, we had arranged to go to the Valle de la Luna (Moon ...
... colours were unbelievable and it was an amazing moment to witness.
After a great afternoon and being dropped back to main town, we grabbed a take away empanada (sort of like a pastie) and got ready for our star gazing tour that was due to leave at 9pm.
Rugging up in neck warmers, hiking boots, explorer socks, ten jumpers and gloves we set off with a fellow Aussie from Sydney to experience the stars of the Atacama desert. ...