I really liked this hostel. It is pretty new, and they kept it very clean and nice. The beds were warm and comfortable. It does not have as much personality as the Soncheck from what I saw, but seemed nicer.
To visit the Valle de la Luna, you must wake around 4 a.m., pile into a van, and drive out into the desert. Why on earth would you do such a thing? The Valle de la Luna is a magical place, a moonscape of rocks that erupts with scores of geysers everywhere, spewing steam and water into the air. Even half awake...more
The Salar de Atacama is strikingly beautiful. A massive salt flat, where the salt forms large octagonal plates of white with thick borders across an expanse that stretches for miles. Even more insane - in the middle of it all, in the middle of the salt flats with no vegetation or shade - wild pink...more