Hostal Alcohuaz

Francisco de Aguirre 307, La Serena, 1700000, Chile | Hotel
Prices starting from $9.00
 

Travel Blogs from La Serena

Chile Part Three: The Sand and Stars of the North

A travel blog entry by nicoleloser

167

... ghostly quiet save for some soccer sounds emanating from a nearby restaurant. I refueled and watched the rest of the game there before setting out in search of a hostel. It did not take me long to find one. With no dormitories on offer I enjoyed the luxury of my own room. The joys of having a window overlooking the mountains all to myself!

Upon asking the hostel owners for a map of Pisco, they literally laughed in my face. With a town that ...

Petroglyphs, Stars and fine wines

A travel blog entry by hadwin

10

... and as we gained height, we even had to turn the windscreen wipers on – not really rain, more like low mist but the first moisture we had seen in Chile.

We arrived at Viņa Dalbosco. Established in 2009 with 40Ha and 300,000litres produced annually. Owned by an Italian family who have expanded into wine but also do avocados. We had a quick tour of the facility where bottling was underway (apparently to make space in the ...

Idling away

A travel blog entry by peteindira

13

Getting around Chile as a foreigner can be a real pain in the ass. You are unable to buy bus tickets online as only nationals with a local id number and Chilean credit card can do so. This means that you have to physically visit a bus office to get your tickets, but when you find yourself in a backwater little village with no bus offices, well, you're **** out of luck.

So around 1:30 ...

La Sarena and the Elqui Valley

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

9

... time to charge our electronics (for the pending sixteen hour night bus) or fill and filter water for the ride, but we accomplished it all with a bit of spare time to play at the playground before leaving.

Every seat on this bus was "cama," meaning fully reclining, and real comfortable and clean. We watched the orange desert landscape out of the windows until the sun set, though it never changed. And by sunrise, we were still looking at the same desert. ...

Day 49 - Depart for San Pedro de Atacama

A travel blog entry by kittysheeran

Today we depart for San Pedro de Atacama. Our bus is at 5pm which should get us there for tomorrow morning at around 8am. The hostel we booked has check I'm at any time which will be good. We had a walk along the high street today to try and find some new track suit bottoms for Chris and some shoes for me (so that I don't have to wear my massive walking boots in the evening but have warmer shoes than flip flops!!) In the end ...

Location

This hotel, located on Francisco de Aguirre 307, La Serena, is near La Recova Municipal Market, Damas Island, La Serena's Cathedral, and Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Museum.
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