Hotel Poblado Kimal
Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... I was too exhausted to take a picture of this oddity. When I decided to reevaluate my situation after riding that entire time with the wind either at my side or in front of me, there is literally no exaggeration there, I took things into perspective. I had done a good bit. When one of the park people came to ask me if I needed help with directions and I started chest coughing while explaining to her I was trying to decide. She told me to go no further ...
... healthier chicks in the breeding season.Nature is cruel but just,sacrificing individuals for the sake of the survival and strengthening of the whole.
The trip ended by watching the sunset over the salt pans,the crystallized salt turned orange as the sun dipped below the volcanoes in a majestic display of reflected red and pink light that mirrored off the waters.
The following day in the afternoon I headed off to what is known as the Moon Valley and the ...
Today we woke up super duper early at 3:30am to go and do the Geysers. These are huge expanses of land where lots of little bubbling pools produce hot air, creating an eerie landscape of steam. It was bloody freeeezing, our tour guide Han said it was about minus 10 degrees. After perusing these for a while and taking photos, we drove along to a thermal pool surrounded by Geysers in ...
... Because I was short on time and funds there (hadn't planned to be there and it was pricey!) I wasn't able to do as much as most people but I still managed two things! On the first night I went stargazing, which sounds lame but I can't explain how incredible it was! It's meant to be one of the clearest skies this side of the equator, so we saw at least 2 or 3 shooting stars (one of them was falling for about a minute!) and the guide knew ...
... and certainly no trees. We were told that we would pass an area where we should see some vicuña. These are in the camilad family and so wild cousins of llama and alpacas. We were lucky and saw a couple of groups which usually consist of about seven females and young plus one male. We also saw a few lone males as we drove along. Later we stopped beside a lake to see the aquatic birds which included Andes coots. A little further on we stopped again at a lake ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility