Lodge La Aldea
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
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Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... You could see mountains with snow and then hills covered in salt and white minerals, then next to these you had huge rolling sand dunes. The landscape here is out of this world. It doesn't look real. We then got back on the bikes and continued to see some more. We went by an area where miners used to live. There was a lot of mining around these areas. Then we saw The Three Marias, these are three rocks that are meant to look like 3 Marias. To me they looked more like ...
... were stamped we just needed to get our bags through the scanner, the truck stamped into Chile, and the truck checked. It may seem like an easy task but we weren't on the road again until about 9:20. After we left the border, the road travelled through the plateau and then down into the valley where San Pedro de Atacama was located. We saw the accident along the way. There had been a truck carrying packaged chicken that ...
... to get hungry and so we find a nice place to park ourselves and tuck into our lunch. Sitting out in the desert, perched on a nice lookout eating a nice meal, certainly been in worse places eating lunch. The english couple passes us and mentioned they had spoken to someone riding the other way who said the tracks just open up in all directions and couldn't give a certain way back to the main road. But we decide to ride on and hope to find our own way. We ride on ...
... if someone are on their way to move the truck or not. Slowly the hours pass by. More are going under with altitude sickness, and a few are throwing up inside the bus. Really not a cool place to be anymore, and we are encouraging most, to get outside for fresh air, it would help. Bet they just feel so bad. By chance, in the bus is a group of 14 travellers being part of a G adventure tour, which means they have an Argentina guide who actually speaks English. With out her, ...
... sugar. Everything is so sweet. There was a “cereal” in the supermarket made of chocolate coated sachets of cola syrup - honestly - someone feeds that to their children. There’s lots of fast food and loads (loads) of ice cream parlours. They eat it by the tonne - no wonder obesity rates are soaring.
So first thing we did was to book onto a Spanish crash course in Valparaiso in a few days time. In the meantime we wandered around Santiago for a couple ...