Parina Atacama Apart Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
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09th to 28th March , Chile
Chile - 4300km long from the Atacama desert in the North to the glacial fields of Patagonia in the South, and on average only 175km wide at any point. That’s very very long and very very thin. It’s hemmed in via the Andes mountains all down the Eastern border and the Pacific on the West. Unfortunately we could only visit the very Northern parts of Chile for 3 weeks on our way to Bolivia and Peru. Patagonia and central Chile ...
... we went over 6,000 metres. Until you acclimatise to the oxygen levels, all you can do is chew coco leaves, stay hydrated and wait for your headache to pass. We all suffered from altitude sickness and it can be quite incapacitating. One of our group was really bad on the first day and Lucy felt the effects for the two days. End sidebar!
Salt and vinegar
Our final night was relative luxury, we stayed in one of the hotel de salar's (salt ...
... sun got a bit too much for us and we had to retreat to the hostel to wait for our tour. We were all ready to go but at 9.20pm we were told that the tour had been cancelled due to the clouds. We were gutted as we were leaving for the Salt Flats the next day so didn't have time to rearrange it. To get over our disappointment we went and had a drink at a local restaurant before packing our bags in preparation for our 3 day tour in Salar de Uyuni. ...
... of diminishing quality, quantity must increase by hook or by crook if the god of “growth” is to continue its rootless summit to the heavens in the name of liberty, democracy, free enterprise, and similar shibboleths deemed holy by countless dollar-chasers.) In the foreseeable future these prices will only continue to rise as the local mining - and tourist - industry seems to place revenues before all other considerations. ...
... to salsa dance and drinking shots of vodka and tabasco along with Henry and Johanna (mistake number 5). Some time around 3:30am we decided to walk back to our campsite (mistake number 6), a 15 minute stroll under normal conditions. However, weighed down by 5 kilos of washing, our belongings and several strong margaritas we only arrived home after an hour of lost wanderings, making it a 25 hour day. We awoke in a furnace like tent late the next morning and as ...