Awasi Atacama - Relais & Chateaux
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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After our gruelling hike around the Torres Del Paine national park we had to deal with the small issue of being in the southern most city in the world. At least 2 days by bus to Santiago and a further 2 days to the North of Chile. We decided the best course of action would be to break up the journey with a stop mid-way up the country to give ourselves some time to rest up. 32 hours away we arrived in Chiloe an island just 20 minutes by ferry off the coast of Chile and part of an ...
We got up at 7am and had breakfast which consisted of Pancakes. We packed and left the hostel at around 7:30am and set off to go and see a few more lagoons as we edge closer to Chile. We stopped at some rock formations which were really good, one rock even said Banos on it (Banos is Toilet in Spanish) as there are no real toilets around here so any ...
... is, and b) the northern part of Chile is entirely desert. Due to our usual time restraints we were keen to head down to Santiago as soon as possible, but the journey from the boarder town of Arica was a huge 33 hours. We decided to break up that journey by stopping over for one night in the town of San Pedro de Atacama, the gateway for various trips out into the desert. We disembarked at San Pedro having left Arequipa in Peru 24 ...
... dropped us off at the door.
It was still morning when we checked in at the hostel and fortunately our room was ready, but Carlee and Andy's wasn't. Having at least one room though meant we could drop the bags off and change into some lighter clothing before heading, the 10 minutes, into town.
We didn't have any local currency so our first need was an ATM. There were only three ATMs in the whole of San Pedro and according to Lonely Planet they had ...
... swim in one of them which is amazing clear and has apparently more salt then the Dead Sea so impossible to sink in. The lakes are surrounded by a salty crust which is quite sharp so you have to swim in shoes. We forgo that pleasure and have a little walk around all three, get very excited when we see three flamingos. Next up Chaxa Lagoon its a slightly bigger version with more flamingos. It's quite surreal seeing these brilliant blue lakes ...