Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama
Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... original landing time in Calama should have been 5:45 pm.Gloria hard at work on in Santiago is making arrangements and keeping Mark informed and she is doing an excellent job.Eventually the buses turn up and we all stick together and without decorum we throw our bags into the hold of the bus and run for the door to get seats as we believe that not enough buses have been lay ed on for all of the 160 passengers.To be fair the crowd is fairly calm but the smart ...
Had a very chilled day waiting for Ali to arrive. Mooched around the town (essentially one main road). Had lunch with Ali at cactus again. In the evening we went to a restaurant around a big open fire with our new hostel besties (Steve Fred Tom and b-ri) who have ended up signing onto all our tours/ salt flats with us. ...
... east. The Atacama is high, about 2,500 metres above sea level. It's height results from its position between two ranges of mountains and the laying down of sediment over eons. Then the surface under the lake came under pressure in the west and it folded upwards to create the Salt Mountains. They have been given that name because they are mainly made of salt. Much of the salt has been covered by sand which has been blown onto the me by the wind. We were able to ...
... pair from Belgium, and our oddly named but cutie pie driver/guide, Vladimir. Silent and aloof, but considerate and unobtrusively delightful in his own little way.
The first day took us past numerous lakes, and the landscape was once again, otherworldly. So beautiful in it's utter desolate vastness. Laguna verde, or green lake, laguna azul, or blue lake, laguna rocha, or red lake. All coloured by multiple varieties of algae giving them their ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services