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The Internet disappeared so I didn't finish yesterday's blog. We spent a brief time settling in when we got here, then had a meal in the hotel restaurant, which is very good, before being picked up for our first tour from San Pedro. Once again it was a shared tour but our guide Ivan,(Eevan), was great and the other four people were a group of …
... a few others) up at 11.30pm and takes you to his lair in the desert, which is set out with 'fishing chairs' and 6 telescopes. He delivers a 1-hour astronomical lecture, and then takes you on an exhilarating tour of the sky. Jorge's knowledge and enthusiasm for the cosmos shone almost as brightly as the constellations themselves (of which there are 88). I am certain that being in the desert with a cup of hot chocolate and seeing shooting stars, the milky way and Saturn's ...
... out of time, watching the chef prepare a traditional Chilean beef dish for us. To top it off the wine and pisco was flowing freely and we were having the most amazing time. It was even in better when we were treated to home made ice cream for desert. Delish! Suitably full of food and booze I headed back to the hotel to pack and prepare for our early morning bus to Argentina the next day. Up early and bus to Argentina. Bus late. 12 hrs. ...
So today we woke up at 4:30am to get picked up by the bus that was taking us to El Tatio Geothermic Fields. We were told by the company to wear very warm clothes as it is extremely cold at the fields this time of a morning. We only really have a jumper each and a waterproof jacket so we did the best we could and got on the bus wearing jeans and a few t shirts. The drive there was 1hr 30 minutes long and in that time you climb to a height of ...
... was allowed (after a bit of persuasion) to walk down into the crater. It was steaming up and you could smell the sulphur! The view from the top of all the other volcanoes surrounding was a view point I will never forget.
So tip of the day, if you ever get chance to climb a volcano....DO IT!
p.s better pics on my phone but canīt upload them onto the computer currently!