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Reveil tot pour prendre le bus jusqu a la Valle Elqui. C etait magnifique, le village est entoure de collines. Etant l endroit ou est fabrique le Pisco, nous n avons pas hesite a faire quelques degustations.
Nous sommes rentres le soir a l hotel a La Serena pour prendre une douche rapide et recuperer nos sacs. Apres une attente de 3h30 a la station de bus (il partait a 1h20), nous avons pris celui a destination de San ...
... surrounding hills are also famous for their clear skies. Within 100km radius are about a dozen observatories, some of which allow visitors. As a nerd, this was another thing that took my fancy.
Further inland lies Valle Elqui (Elqui Valley), which is famous for two reasons. Firstly it is the origin of Pisco vineyards and distilleries in Chile. Secondly it is said to have an "energy". This has drawn hippies from ...
... all 32 pieces of it.
T'was obviously time to walk off our meals a little bit. We’re a short hike to the beach where we discover a different side of this town. The walk took us past the make-out point, past the soccer matches, high-end beachfront condos and the surfer’s point. We walked hand in hand down the beach until the last of the sunset was well past. It was a wonderful day.
Hope all is well!
Gary and ...
... is in the tropics, so I'd assumed it'd be good to go anytime? But Arica was like Bude in Cornwall, on a Tuesday afternoon in January, the only activity going on was the military procession for celebrating the anniversary of the War of the Pacific and some keen **** surfers waiting for the swell!
We hit the shops, hired bikes and rode along the coastal road past the fish factories, climbed Arica el Morro, the large rock in the centre of town, upon which ...
... loved it. I had teary eyes at the end when I realised that this is the end of an era! Love the books, Love the films and it has a special importance to Rob and I.
Our bus to san pedro was at 6pm and ended up leaving late. When we got on the guy in front of me already had his chair full reclined and didn’t move for the entire journey. For 10 hours his head was literally in my lap. Plus he was a big fat man so he pushed ...
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