Francisco de Aguirre Hotel

Cordovez 210, La Serena, Chile | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from La Serena

Chile Part Three: The Sand and Stars of the North

A travel blog entry by nicoleloser

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... was Celso. He was friendly and had a propensity for smiling.

In total we waited two hours for a bus that would be able to take us to Punta Choros. I was on the brink of throwing in the towel when there it appeared, a grey mini van that would take us to and back from Punta Choros. Three other Chilean students joined us. We drove for an hour and a half through barren landscape and arrived at the grey and very cold Punta Choros where the fishermen ...

The wheels on the bus go round and round

A travel blog entry by jonnyanddonna

... flooded public facilities. Rab goose down jacket, great substitute for a pillow. Every piece of electronic equipment I have with me (Laptop, iPod, Kindle) full to the brim with battery biscuits. Toothbrush in hand luggage and finally a loaf of bread with an entire tub of peanut butter. I was prepared for the apocalypse, this bus hadn't a chance of breaking me. I'd arrive at my destination fresh as a daisy with a spring in my step having taken in ...

Not-so-Beachy Beach Town

A travel blog entry by augsabroad

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... private observatories were where the real research happened. As such, our tour itself was not super informative. We observed a few constellations that the guide chose through a telescope and he demonstrated where some of the basic constellations in the southern hemisphere could be observed. The most amazing thing about the tour was just the stars themselves, evident to the naked eye. The phrase ' a blanket of stars' doesn't begin to ...

La Serena

A travel blog entry by ami.cobb

... light pollution. Right when I walked out of the bus, I was poetically greeted by a shooting star and a night sky illuminated by countless stars. As part of the tour, we were each given a chance to look through a telescope where I saw Jupiter as well as 3 moons on one side and 1 on the other. Jupiter has many more moons but these 4 shine the brightest. The tour guide then took us outside, and even through the millions of stars, she was ...

La Serena 11/11/13-13/11/13 days 71-73

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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... on the bus with a sniffer dog. Then a bit further down the road we had to get off the bus, unload our luggage and put it through a scanner, even though we weren't at a boarder crossing! In the morning, we all had to get off the bus at a random terminal while the bus drove away (with our backpacks still on board) and parked up down the street for about half an hour... Still not sure why! We arrived at La Serena at 3pm and walked to a ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Cordovez 210, La Serena, is near Damas Island, Archaeological Museum, La Serena's Cathedral, and Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Museum.
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