Hotel Diego de Almagro Antofagasta Costanera
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... It symbols injustice, loneliness, sorrow and torture. The 11 meters of size is said to emphasize human vulnerability and helplessness.
There is another "hand in the sand" in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
After arriving in Antofagasta we made a last stop for today at the cliff "La Portada" which is shaped like a giant arch and home of many penguins and different sea birds.
We went out and had a very chilean dinner. Unfortunately for ...
... Chilean desert. His name was Harry van der Laan, a Dutch professor that had been the DG of ESO, European Southern Observatories, in the late 80s and early 90s. It was worth a try; I sent him a mail asking if there was any possibility of seeing these places. After a positive first response, I took the chance and booked a long distance night bus to San Pedro de Atacama, which is just next to one of the observatories and not too far from the other. Soon after, grants ...
... was actually 0405 Lima time)
End Point: La Serena
Travel Time:14 hours
Ending time: 2005
Average Speed made good: 65 km/hr
There was quite a bit of construction on the road out of Antofagasta which held up traffic and caused a significant delay. Prior to sunup however we reached the famous "Hand in the Desert"
which for some reason the sculptor decided to put in ...
... they would live to be 150, such are the health giving properties of the terrain. Miraculously Janet’s arthritis is now cured, and my piles have shrunk to the size of squash balls so there must be something in it.
We made a big mistake first night out from La Serena, as we stayed at a place called Vicuna. We always have a rule not to wild camp in the middle of a town, especially on a Saturday night. We now add to that ...
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Shortly after lunch we pass through the hamlet of Baquedano; a strip of kiosks and small restaurants surrounded by rectangular homes topped ...