Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
Hi all, Well, Atacama Desert is simply breathtaking: by far expecting everything we imagined, The landscape is fantastic, the temperature perfect and the hotel is amazing! Our excursions so far: biking our way to our swimming(or rather floating!) experience in a salt lagoon, walking on the edge of a mountain with astonishing views, making our way …
San Pedro de Atacama
... it’s character and the backdrop of a chain of snowy red rocked 5000m peaks is spectacular. The people were very friendly and helpful, not at all what I had been lead to expect from other’s reports of Chile, though hotels and meals out are double the price of Bolivia, so maybe better service should be expected – certainly the tourist office proved to be the case – good info, readily provided!
Otherwise the prices ...
... we saw were awesome. We saw a star that exploded 30,000 years ago but because it's that far away we can just see the explosion her now. The star was blue with red around the outside, my favourite. Some of the nebulas just looked like a bunch of stars. The guides favourite planet was Venus, pronounced penis, it was hilarious- especially when he said it was hard! Ha ha ha! We got a close up view of Saturn and it's rings, it was so clear that it looked like a picture in a book. So ...
... we stopped for lunch and some wine. Now at 4300m the flora had returned and even some bird life was seen around the lake. As we sat and ate our lunch of salmon, rice, and salad, we watched two police trucks across the lake driving very quickly towards our direction. As they approached we could see the backs were packed with bundles of fur. We found out they had busted a Llama and Vicuna poaching operation somewhere in the desert and where making there way back to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking