Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa San Pedro de Atacama
Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
... more bizarre the landscape became. It was so dramatic and in its own way beautiful, that our photographs can not do it justice. There were a few places along the road where we could pull over and hike up the nearest hill. This gave us some of the most stunning views.
In an old trick that Jen and I like to do, we forgot to take any snacks or water with us. Now normally, we may have been ok with cycling a fairly flat 32km without any water on us, but ...
... This is what makes photography so worthwhile, so hugely addictive, so heart-wrenchingly beautiful in the end; the boundless unknowability of it all, the way you begin every single day without comprehending exactly what will happen. And the other type of picture? The well-planned picture? The photo opportunity that is stalked with all of the dark purpose and grace of an assassin? It is not my general modus operandi, true. But ever since the moment I had first begun ...
... the truck again, an improvised plan to visit the Valle de la Luna had formed. I had mixed feelings about this prospect; despite the wind and exhaustion, my bike trip the day before had been perfect. I didn't want to alter what was already a golden memory by revisiting the Valle so soon. But alas I was overruled. We drove back to town so that Diego and Jesica could buy water and then we entered the national reserve. We went to the caverns and Las Tres ...
After a much longer journey we were all glad to arrive and have a hot shower and use some wifi!! San Pedro de Atacama is the gateway to exploring the Atacama desert, which is the driest desert in the world! Somehow I managed to sleep until gone 11am which is pretty much a first in the past five months! We ended up hiring a pick up truck for the afternoon so that we could explore part of the desert without going on an organised ...
... internal conversion turning seating into a bed was relatively straight forward but as you'll see from the photos Ryan and Melody's rooftop tent wasn't quite as straight forward. This involved climbing onto the roof of the van, loosening some Velcro here, folding out a section there, strategic placing of a "U" shaped pole into that and then pulling the concertina ladder down to there. After a couple of days of this Ryan could do this single ...