Hotel Astronomico Elqui Domos
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Astronomico Elqui Domos Pisco Elqui
Travel Blogs from Pisco Elqui
... lunch and the atmosphere would have been incredibly calm if Johan hadn't been there. Johan must be about five and soon began to chat to us. From time to time, we communicated effectively but he occasionally got frustrated with us and simply repeated phrases we didn't understand, raising his voice until he was shouting as loudly as he could. Ben and he compared shoe sizes. He took his shoe off and then got Korina to put it back on again. He brought over his pasas in a ...
... up the hill to other rated places – too much for just one night. Decided on the way through that Vicuna is worth a night too and not a lot here other than the lovely microclimate.
Which brings me nicely on to the Pisquerias – not the famous big Mistral plant that is closed on Mondays, but the oldest one in Chile and still very traditional, Los Nichos – about 4k out of town and after ...
... taught in but visited the church instead. It was a nice simple church with a wooden bell tower and blue ceiling with stars painted on it.
After that we passed Pisco Elqui and headed on to Horcon, a village with traditional crafts - or maybe not so traditional crafts. There was a collection of thatched open pavilion type buildings housing the craftspeople along side a little stream. To get there ...
... wasn't the reason we nearly missed our bus to San Pedro, honest! Coquimbo and Coroico look very similar when you've been looking at bus schedules for long enough! Besides, it worked out well in the end- we managed to catch a last minute bus to Calama and transfer for there and saved ourselves a bit of cash in the process.
The Elqui Valley had been stupidly, stupidly hot,. What was it going to be like in the actual desert?!...
... its own will and I’m truly at
its mercy. I’ve read that statistically speaking, per activity event there are
more very serious injuries that result from horse riding than almost any other
sporting activity like skiing or rafting or mountain biking or scuba diving or
whatever. When I consider riding a horse I always think about what happened to
Christopher Reeve. If a horse did that to Superman, imagine what one could do
to a chubby 46 ...