Parina Atacama Apart Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... to recall what had happened Paul realised that his Kindle was missing. We both vaguely recalled using the map to guide us home the night before, but it was nowhere to be found, it had been swallowed by the desert - disaster had struck! So it was that the severity of our hangover continued until we took a bus that afternoon to Chile's fattest city Calama (seriously, everyone is obese), from where we enjoyed the luxury of a full cama all the way to the Pacific breeze of La ...
... There is barely any life, just a few small plants dotting the surface of endless miles of nothing.
SPA is also apparently a great place for star gazing and i had booked myself onto a tour but it was cancelled as it was too windy and there was too much cloud cover. The sky though, even to the naked eye, was incredible - the most stars i´ve seen (as in Gulmarg, 2690m elevation).
I had booked a 3-day 2 -night tour ...
... having my **** together I wandered around aimlessly looking for a hostel through the dusty streets, you may have thought the tourist money may have gone into improving some of the roads here, curiously have a great football pitch though.....priorities.
there is a veritable **** ton of things to do here in this desert oasis, but it is ******* expensive so had to pick one which was sandboarding which was far better than my Moroccan effort ...
... there is a mix of frozen water and thermal water so
the temperature is down to 40 degrees so you could go swimming. We decided just
to stick our feet in the water which was very refreshing. The altitude here
which is above 400 metres meant that we were back to puffing like steam trains
just walking short distances. After we left the park we stopped at a few
viewing points including an alpine lake where there were some Chilean pink
... last day in the entire country! As if all this wasn't enough, we only have one day left to see the Tatio Geysers and the tour starts at some ridiculous time in the morning because the geysers are better and higher in the cool of early morning. So, It's 4 am and the outside temperature is 7degrees. The tour bus picks us up outside the hotel and we drive some 74 kms in the dark (rising up to about 4300 m altitude in the process!) - arriving ...