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... street lights behind. In the desert, there were 2 telescopes set up pointing towards the moon. Our guide, who was a physics student, told us about creators on the moon, different stars, galaxies and constellations including Orion. We got some great views of Sirius, the brightest star in the sky, Mars and also peered into a neighboring nebula that couldn't be seen with the naked eye.
Next stop was La Serena. A hairy bus journey saw a guy have his bag stolen, a scuffle as ...
... offer. It seems a little sad, but we haven't seen a proper supermarket since Peru.
We found a cheapish sushi place for dinner with a promo on Chinese Tsing-tao beer. The beer was good and the sushi wasn't bad so all in all,we left happy.
The sun was setting as we left the restaurant so we headed back to the hostel via a nearby supermarket to buy some breakfast supplies and drinks. This supermarket even had Somersby cider so Maria was now really happy.
... significantly. We were taken to an area where one could swim in the hot springs surrounded by geysers. The water was not nearly warm enough to convince me to peel off my layers. There was no way in hell I was getting in there.
Driving back to San Pedro we drove through the surrounding nature reserve spotting its scattered wildlife. We saw some vicuņas (a svelter version of the llama with a brown and white pelt), an Andean fox and some viscachas ...
... Only 500 bottles made! This was for local consumption.
Beautiful red current hue, clear and bright. Cranberry nose with a nice sharpness. Dry, clean with more berry fruit on the palate.
3. Syrah 2013 Reserve 13.5%
Silver medal winner and three months in French oak.
Clear and bright, very little colour change. Very berry nose without much spice. Soft, good fruit but still rather youthful.
... the view by the lighthouse. After a ~2 hour walk down in the burning heat, we caught a bus back to La Serena and got off at the supermarket. Rach bought a hotdog while I bought some pollo viennas and bread rolls to make hotdogs with when we got back to the hostal. When we got back, Rach and Ash picked up their nice smelling clothes from the laundry. Not gonna lie - I was pretty jealous. As we cooked dinner the lady found ways to watch us as we cooked! Super awks but ok. We then ...