Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... scrub and end up in a tiny village - Machica - partially inhabited by llama herders, a dog, a cat, and a woman selling soft llama wool blankets (Shona was tempted, being a blanket freak, but pack-size is limiting). (Photos) We finally stop at the top of a deep gorge, where people do silly things, balancing precariously at the top of a precipice. Afternoon: We have a 3 hour break at the hotel before being collected again to tour Valle de la Luna - Moon Valley. So called ...
... but very worthwhile tours, the first of which was a trip to an observatory for 2.5 hours, with a detailed and highly interesting talks given by the two resident astro-physicists. Chile has one of the clearest skies in the world, making it a hub for astronomers and obseratories, the larges radio telescope in the world currently being built just outside San Pedro. Seeing Saturn up close and personal for the second time in my life was again mesmerising, and observing ...
... it was nothing more than meaningless babble to us but his energy was infectious and he put us all in great humour. The bus we had intended to get up to San Pedro de Atacama (which is right on the border with Bolivia) was full so we got the only alternative available. That alternative being 3 seats beside the toilet on a really cramped bus. We braced ourselves for what the next 24 hours had in store. We had horribly **** seats and it just dragged on and on. ...
... was breathtaking, its incredible contours picked out by the low sun. We were offered a pisco sour and snacks. Our guide pointed out an active volcano on the horizon. It hasn't caused much trouble in recent years. After a chat with Sonja, Lukas and the English girls, we got back onto the bus and soon had to say our goodbyes to them all. We were dropped off on the outskirts of town so that our walk to the hostel was a little shorter. The walk was a very different experience for us. ...
... flats, and the mountains and volcanoes of the Andes that surround it. We started the morning in the dusty and desolate desert, made our way through the salty flats, saw vicuña and fox on the beautiful altiplano, and ended with a gorgeous sunset. Fabulous ...