Travel Blogs from San Pedro de Atacama
The hotel is very nice, all little bungalows in a garden, the beds are comfortalbe but still we didn't sleep well, must be the altitude (2600 m). Woke up at 5am with a giant headache.
There was a bowl of coca leafs on the breakfast buffet, everyone is chewing them.
Beautiful day, we are going to take it easy today.
Started this morning early with a briefing then left at 10:30 for the crossing of the Atacame Desert.
350 km of lunar landscape. Nothing grows here but, in some places there is lots of garbage, left behind by the miners. This is one of the biggest copper mining places in the world but they also mine silver and a variaiety of other …
... and buying some groceries in very mini supermarkets. We met the owner of the hostel who seems like a very interesting French lady who has been here for 20 years! She said she got trapped, so not sure what that meant we were thinking we would find it pretty easy to move on from the place!! Early night to try to recover from the bus ...
... We found out that it snowed in town the other day for the first time in 48 years. All we had to do today was find tour operators that would take us through the Bolivian salt flats and drop us in Uyuni at a good price. Having sorted out who was going to take us out of San Pedro we decided to head out on an astrological tour for the evening. We wrapped up warm and waited for the bus to take us to an area where the street ...
... walked us around the Geisers field, showing us the biggest and hottest Geisers before driving us on to see another bigger Geisers a bit further away. We had breakfast from the van after sunrise of Maté and cookies before heading on to the hoot pools. It was still freezing cold but the steam from the hot pools tempted us in so we stripped down to our swimmers and quickly raced into the thermal water. Unfortunately it wasn't ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Tulor San Pedro de Atacama
Individual Bungalows, nicely appointed, beds and linnens new, very quiet, very confortable. Good breakfast. Lovely people..
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