Lodge La Aldea
Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... br> After cycling for 2.5 hours we were shattered and absolutely covered in dust. Del also had soaking wet feet as he decided to try and cycle through the last river. He took a big run up then put his feet up on the crossbar hoping he'd got enough momentum to go through without peddling. It was very funny to watch and he just made it to the other side but the water had come so high he got soaked anyway!
That evening we went stargazing. Del had read an article which listed ...
San Pedro marked the mid-point of my South American trip. The manner time in which time has flown by is pretty scary. My biggest source of apprehension before I came out was wondering whether I would meet people. In hindsight I was a fool for even having a seed of doubt... the number decent of people I've met has been unbelievable. South America is full of solo travellers and everyone's in the same boat. Getting to know people is fantastic but the farewells aren't so great. My Spanish ...
... do. The 3 day trip to Uyuni, Bolivia. Its the reason we didnt do more tours here. Altiplanos, lagunas, flamingos, geysers, salt flats, up to -20C at night....all promised. We leave tomorrow.
Chile you are expensive but awesome. Just remember though, yes, january and February are summer BUT the rest of the year ISNT winter. This especially refers to you southern folk. And many thanks for keeping your volcano under control while we were in that area. Farewell ...
... places in the world. As such it has some spectacular scenery. We took a trip to moon valley, and the laguna cejar
a salt lagoon in the middle of desert where you can float in the water due to the high salinity. Both were spectacular, and moon valley in particular was quite other worldly!
We also had planned to visit the geysers and go on a star gazing trip. The desert is one of the best places to view the stars due to it arid climate and limited cloud cover. ...
... the Tatio geysers, which starts at 4am - that was NOT a fun morning! VALLE DE LA LUNA and DEATH VALLEY Unique desert landscapes of dunes, rocks, mountains, caves, salt formations, ravines - you name it. Incredible scenery. Walking through the rock formations, you can hear the rocks cracking - this is caused by the salt composition changing as the temperature changes. The Incas believed this was Pachamama (the goddess of the earth) speaking to them. In ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet