Monthly Archives: May 2012
The Tatio Geisers are located at an altitude of 4,300 meter (14,190 feet). The geothermal field has close links to the volcanic activity in the zone and consists of huge steam columns which reach heights of 12mts/almost 40 ft. We got … Continue reading
The morning tour was exhausting, so the lunch tasted extra delicious. In the afternoon we head to lagoon Cejas. Pure and transparent water, but, salt water! Just like the Dead Sea, though the lagoon is deep, you are always floating!
When we walked down from Moon Valley, our tour guide took us for a short side trip to Salt Canyon. Amazing various sale formations. And at some point of the canyon, one can even hear the cracks of the salt.
The second day at Atacama desert is packed: We visited Death Valley, Moon Valley, Salt Canyon, and Salt Lagoon called “Laguna Cejas”. Our first stop is the lookout point for the entire salt valley. From there one can view the … Continue reading
Q: Where is the driest place on earth? A: Atacama Desert in Chile. It took almost two hours to fly from Santiago to Calama. Then the driver sent by Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa spent another hour and half to … Continue reading