Parina Atacama Apart Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... out and searched us and the car (apparently for drugs), and then sent us on our way (apparently uninterested in the toxicity levels of the driver's blood).
The next day I hopped onto a bus to Calama. I was disappointed not to be able to visit one of the largest copper mines in the world as the tour was completely booked up for the next 2 weeks, but anyway. I arrived in Calama bus terminus, where I would have to wait 4 hours for a bus to Iquique, the seaside city in ...
... to how dry the air is in this area that we were even able to make it out. On one mountain, so he said, three mummified children were found. They are said to have been sacrificed long ago and are, apparently, extremely well preserved. After our introduction, we drove deep into the Moon Valley, making our first stop at the 3 Marias. These three natural rock statues appear to depict the Virgin Mary in different poses. At least, they would have done ...
... chilly outside but there is a bit of sun, but the very cold air makes it hard to get some serious airflow going and we both struggle a bit with the 2400m altitude playing its part. We make our way down to the first river which is a good 2km down the road, have a breather and turn around for the run home. It's a good half hour hit out before we return, shower and check out. For the third time at this hostel since we got here, I'm left with a freezing ...
... to Salar de Atacama and a tour to the Geysers El Tatio.
The Salar de Atacama tour was interesting. We saw many wild animals including three species of pink flamingos and Vicunas.
The El Tatio geyser tour was a 4:30am start (on my birthday!) to see the worls highest geysers at 4300m at sunrise. This is when its coldest outside so the steam from the geysers is most impressive. It was freezing outside around minus 10 ...
... someone will help out within half an hour. He takes off, an not long after, the sun is disappearing behind the mountains. The bus driver keeps the engine going for heat. The thermostats just don't get over 17. The cold from outside is to strong, and are sleeping through the windows, leaving us at the window seat very cold. The two bus drivers try to find some more water an rations off biscuits, which are firstly given to those feeling the worst symptoms of ...