Hotel del Cid

Address: O'Higgins Nº 138, La Serena, Chile | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on O'Higgins Nº 138, La Serena, is near Avenida del Mar, Archaeological Museum, Damas Island, and La Serena's Cathedral.
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    Travel Blogs from La Serena

    Looking 200,000 light years in to the past

    A travel blog entry by coletteandkam on Jan 07, 2015

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    ... of it's notoriety for the many space observatories there.
    There are only 7 places in the world where you can see the sky perfectly at night, and Vicuña is one of them, so that evening we visited an amazing observatory in the mountains.


    I think it's fair to say that I ...

    Stargazing

    A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Oct 07, 2014

    11 photos

    ... where we were, it was the worst possible thing for star gazing because it made the stars harder to see.

    We headed straight up to the telescope in the dome and were a bit surprised to find out that all the 'stars' (which include planets and moons) were recorded with GPS coordinates. By punching a code into a keypad, the telescope would automatically rotate and adjust it's viewing angle to be perfectly aligned with the star.

    The telescope ...

    Chilean Independance day and the best seafood

    A travel blog entry by lamd on Sep 19, 2014

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    ... After seeing the area, we sat down next to the arena where they were setting up for the evening festivities (looked like a big band was going to play), but in the interim, tonnes of children and adults were flying their kites. The area is near the coast, so wind is something they are not short of. However, for some reason, excessive amounts of children were flying their kites near the electrical lines. At one point a little boy had got ...

    Chile Part Three: The Sand and Stars of the North

    A travel blog entry by nicoleloser on Jun 21, 2014

    167 photos

    ... the honour of a Nobel Prize. Gabriela Mistral is the queen of the Elqui Valley. Having grown up in the Valle de Elqui and derived much of her inspiration from its landscape, she is pretty much worshipped as a goddess among its people.

    San Pedro de Atacama: Beware of the Trauco

    An 18 hour bus ride north from La Serena landed me at San Pedro de Atacama, a quirky, dusty town in the middle of Chile's Atacama Desert, the driest place on ...

    Vicuna, where apparently the world doesn't end

    A travel blog entry by meggles on Jan 12, 2014

    ... vicuna, not sure why but people also stocked up on tinned and dried food the in January 2013 most moved away again as the world's apparently was not going to end after all. We stayed with Rita a German Chilean who owned a hostel 'donde Rita' which had a balcony overlooking the small colourful garden. We dined in the town social club that Rita had recommended which had a courtyard full of tables but once dad had heard the music streaming out of ...