Hotel Cumbres San Pedro De Atacama
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Cumbres San Pedro De Atacama
With a better pool of staff to select from, this hotel could be excellent, but it appears that due to the remoteness and desert climate in a high altitude, there are issues with this (& probably most others) hotel that are hard to resolve. Still worthwhile staying despite expecting more.
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Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... got was incredibly and surprisingly interesting. Dave was extremely knowledgable in astronomy and I was shocked to hear that this was only a hobby. Not only did we get to see the satellite and space station pass over us, but we also received a lesson in a astronomy. Back at the hotel and still in time for a few drinks in happy hour a few of us carried in drinking in to the wee hours. Unfortunately for me I felt it the best day and ...
... experience if you're into that kind of thing. We also had access to ten telescopes to get a zoomed in perspective. We didn't see any signs of intelligent life but we know they're out there!
The next day we took a trip to the El Tatio geysers. This involves rising before dawn (having gone to bed at 1am due to stupid stargazing), jumping in a jeep, and watching sulphur steam spew out holes and craters in the desert. Apparently, ...
... were strictly for urination only. My foods for the journey consisted of dried pears, apricots, and peaches, as well as a pound of cashews and about 200g of coca flour to chew, and while these seem simple and healthy, I bought them in Cusco’s central market where good hygiene isn’t always a priority. Despite having managed a few 30-hour rides from Tarapoto to Lima in past months without incident, I had to get off the bus at 4 ...
... making our way to the central plaza. There was some kind of talent contest going on there. It was amazing. Think highlights of the worst of American Idol auditions. There were one or two who were okay, but the majority were fantastically bad. Imagine, if you will, an obese woman in a teeny tiny black sequinned one piece, belting out a sexy Spanish song, 100% off key. That's what we were dealing with here. So naturally we ran off to buy ...