Hotel Isla Seca
Travel Blogs from Zapallar
For a while I was bummed out that no matter what I would never be able to afford a house like this until I talked myself out of it on the understanding that I most certainly could rent a house like this any damn time I felt like it.
We finally got the rental car I had lusted after the whole trip, a Chevy Spark GT. 1.2 litres of pure power that comes on within minutes of mashing the gas pedal to the floor and handling like a bike with out of round wheels. ...
... he would tell us that he was leaving in the morning And every afternoon we would hear a new reason as to why he missed the bus. We didn't mind him staying at all because he's such a lovely and entertaining guy who made us laugh for hours but whether he intended to be funny or not is a mystery.
There is no Internet for guest here which is why we got so behind with our blog!
The next day Bailey arrived, introducing herself as a music ...
... If seagulls are the fighters then Pelicans look more like huge lumbering Lancaster bombers as they wheeled about trying to bully the seagulls away from the food. Then dogs would run at them all for the sheer joy of watching them scatter. Being west facing the sun slipped down over the pacific in the late afternoon and evening, scattering off the waves. All in all it was just the recovery time we needed. I could have stayed a week!
... sweet dogs EVERWHERE. Rachel rolls her eyes at my love for dogs, but I was in doggy heaven. Pepita and puppy Rainbow followed us everywhere we went. I couldn't be happier than on a beach, cliff, hammock with sweet pups. I ran everyday barefoot on the shore and about 3 minutes into a run, there was literally not a soul in sight.
We fell asleep and woke up to the waves. Every morn there was a picnic table set with coffee, ...
Well, the drive from Pisco Elqui to Zapallar was just a wee longer than expected (gulp, sorry honey!). It was an 8½ hour day. It took almost 4½ hours just to get to Ovalle (which was actually 75 miles from Vicuna, not the 25 I thought. I actually never attempted any precise calculations because other than going through La Serena, which meant back-tracking 100% of the drive we had taken to get to Pisco Elqui, there was no other option. But the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet