Lodge Andino Terrantai
Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
Wie zijn gat brandt moet op de blaren zitten. En ja, een heel groot risico leek het ons dan ook niet om met de mountainbike naar laguna Cejar te fietsen. Wij verwende Nederlandse fietspadfietsers. Het meer was erg mooi en de duik zeer verfrissend. We bleven drijven als piepschuim. Zo zout was het water. Dat prikt dan weer ernstig, vooral bij die …
... evening we went stargazing. It was fun to have all the different constellations pointed out, and also look at the stars and the moon and Saturn through telescopes. We were even able to take photos if the moon through a telescope . The next day we had an early start, and said goodbye to chile, we are on our way to salta, a long day of driving but it should be ...
... morning. We didn't really do much except book travel for the next few days. In the afternoon we went on a tour to Laguna Cejar, a lake with such a high salt content that people float on the surface (like the Dead Sea). It was freezing cold at first but once we'd gone out to the middle we could feel warmth coming from the thermals underground. It was really hard to swim in the lake because we were floating so much so the solution was to simply float on our backs with our legs and ...
... Remember that early scene in Django where Jamie Foxx has just been 'freed' by Christ Waltz and they head to the town to kill the sheriff? That's the scene that came to my head as I first walked though San Pedro De Atacama. This dusty little town is a really unusual place. A town of barely 5000 people, it's extremely small and set in the middle ofnowhere (or rather in the middle of the Atacama desert). The place itself is pretty rustic: there are barely any buildings with more ...
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Well it didnt take long to settle into South America! Arriving in Santiago we found the funkiest hostel in town and headed straight there... with over 100 years of history with the home ranging from a nunnery, a base for a wealthy english family, to a residence of a politicion who eventually used the home as a meeting place to discuss the rebellion against the dictatorship Chile endured. Well now it has a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking