Awasi Atacama - Relais & Chateaux
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Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
A 4:15am wake up call and temperatures of -7 degrees does not make for a happy Kristy. But in the end it was worth it to visit the El Tatio geysers (80+ geysers) which were much more interesting than those visited in Bolivia and it wasn't too bad once the sun come up. After the geysers we visited the 'hot springs' and given I wimped out in Peru and Bolivia there was no excuse to do so today. While it was still ...
We had heard that the boarder crossing between Peru and Chile was a tricky one. As it turned out, it was anything but tricky. We caught our bus from from Arequipa to Tacna near the boarder. From there we hopped on a local bus that took us through the boarder control and on to the closest town on the Chilean side, Arica. From Arica we needed to get on a bus to Calama and then onto San Pedro de Atacama. This was the tricky process. We had crossed throughout ...
... felt as though I was floating along the side of the road, as though, liberated from the weight of a bike, I could walk slowly forever. When we made a detour up a steep pathway on the Cordillera de la Sal, I felt as though I was gliding up into the air like a balloon. I dreamily took pictures of a large, unadorned cross stood against the perseveringly dreary sky. Bernard pointed out the ruins of the Pucara de Quitor in the distance, a pre-Columbian stone ...
... They hadn't heard of Av. Pedro either. One woman- young, dark hair, shy smile- led me to a house next door so she could confer with an obscure someone in a back office. Which is how it came to be that my first experience of San Pedro was this: sitting with a teenage boy in a living room, warmed by a fire and surrounded by adorable puppies. They were only two months old, I was told; a mess of long, rolling bodies and grey whorls of hair. As I waited, I patted the puppies and ...
... flats, and the mountains and volcanoes of the Andes that surround it. We started the morning in the dusty and desolate desert, made our way through the salty flats, saw vicuña and fox on the beautiful altiplano, and ended with a gorgeous sunset. Fabulous ...