Don Raul Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... higher still so did not want to risk using it up. One person was already confined to bed with Soroche.
As heating is only provided in bedrooms and the dining room, the sense of being on the frontier is heightened by the choice of clothing worn by staff. Apart from the waitresses who have standard uniforms, but I suppose are only on duty for short periods, everyone walks around dressed in trousers, woolly hats, hoodies and jackets. Quite bizarre when you first see them ...
... to these lakes we encountered several small forests. Turns out they are vestiges of a government revegetation project from the 1960s, the plan being to create a continuous band of forest between San Pedro de Atacama and the town of Toconao. The tree species used, Tamarugos, were known to occur sporadically in the region (including in San Pedro) but presumably the growing conditions were unsuitable for sustaining such forests in this driest of regions. As we ...
... laying out a bit of money to purchase two things that are generally considered luxuries in the budget touring markets of the famous desert town: I wanted space to breathe and I wanted time to enjoy it all. I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I stepped around the gate tentatively, hugely exhausted from my astronomy expeditions the night before, but it wasn't this: to find myself staring at a classically Chilean, hugely handsome young man who said my name with ...
... to flags and dream catchers. As I was hatching a plan to make a start on astrophotography later in the week when the new moon was due, the dark, night time garden was very enticing. After my bike odyssey the day before, I was expecting the next day to be a bit slower. I thought I would spend the morning documenting the diurnal ways of the village and then perhaps visit the Gustavo Le Paige archaeological museum come the afternoon. So I slept in until ...
... there. It did the job and the sandwiches filled us up. This town is mainly known for the salt flats tour and stargazing so there was not alot on offer. After walking around, our beds were calling us but we were stubborn and didn't give in. Instead, we soldiered through, well until it was early evening and we fell asleep. We couldn't even stay awake for our beloved game of thrones that was being shown on tv that night. We arose to sunlight, meaning we had slept in quite abit. ...