Santa Barbara Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Continental Breakfast
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... jam and eggs were brought out and after laying everything out the owner offered us fruit, gesturing around the garden and encouraging us to help ourselves to anything we wanted. After eating what was at the table, we cut first some sweet white grapes and then a bunch of pink, which had an altogether more sophisticated perfumed flavour. Whilst we ate, the happy man tended his multicoloured VW camper. After paying, Ben wished him an excellent day. His riposte ...
... odd fashion. Perhaps he thinks he's a dog. Beyond the house is a small amphitheatre for astronomical talks and past that (and over the fence) is another simple dwelling made up of two big tents, next to a large herd of goats. We quietly helped ourselves to a couple of grapes before relaxing for the rest of the evening after a strange day. María Elena (with whom we booked yesterday) came to say hi later on. It is always nice to be welcomed to a guesthouse with a kiss on the ...
On the way into La Serena it was easy to notice that not only was the town was a bit bigger than the other places we had visited in Chile so far but it was also much more developed (westernised some may say). There was a huge mall just next to the bus station and other huge department stores. Although it was nice to see and felt more like home, we were pretty glad that we had booked a hostel on ...
The bed bus that we took from San Pedro to La Serena was a dream-clean, comfortable, empty seats. They even provided dinner and breakfast! We arrived in La Serena around 9 am and headed to our hostel, which was also a dream. It was a house that had been converted into a hostel and was more like a bed and breakfast than a hostel. Even though we were in a dorm room, the bunk beds were super comfortable and had nice, clean, cozy covers on them. There was a ...
... the honour of a Nobel Prize. Gabriela Mistral is the queen of the Elqui Valley. Having grown up in the Valle de Elqui and derived much of her inspiration from its landscape, she is pretty much worshipped as a goddess among its people.
San Pedro de Atacama: Beware of the Trauco
An 18 hour bus ride north from La Serena landed me at San Pedro de Atacama, a quirky, dusty town in the middle of Chile's Atacama Desert, the driest place on ...