Don Raul Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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San Pedro de Atacama, another gem in the crown jewels of South America.
We arrived in the early afternoon, and immediately realised we were in Chile from the prices surrounding us. Food, tours and accommodation were all up to double as much as what we were used to in Bolvia. However, San Pedro is also one of the more expensive places in Chile, so that had to be factored in too. My three days there consisted of walking around the picturesque town and going on a ...
... stick shift. As we returned to San Pedro we descended through varied terrain that combined desert and lush oases with grand rock formations. Sunset at Valle de la Luna was a grand symphony of nature and one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen. As the sun set it first lit the white salt and sienna rocks of the canyon. Not to be outdone, the volcanoes began to glow red in the distance followed by the verdant altiplano and gleaming ...
... had handed us a leaflet about a free star gazing tour that evening which included also seeing the international space station and a satellite pass over us. It was free and I've come to love anything that's free on this trip, so later after a few drinks at happy hour a few of us headed out to meet Cowboy Dave (his name was actually Dave but he wore a cowboy hat, so was aptly nicknamed) I wasn't expecting much from this free tour but ...
The desert has clear night skies with little visual distortion so the area is popular with amateur and professional astrologists alike. We went on a tour run by a Canadian who had moved to Chile for the night sky - as he said, in Canada there are 300 cloudy days per year. On the tour he pointed out stars, constellations and planets with snippets of information and anecdotes. An interesting ...
... and therefore increase sales. Chugging goat's milk while in Lima in order to put a few healthy pounds on after my latest diet in the jungle, I simply brought the questionable milk to a boil and continued drinking it until I left. However, about half way into the 15-hour ride from Cusco to the bordertown of Tacna via Lake Titicaca, I found myself severely bloated in a cold sweat on the top of a double-decker bus which possessed ...