Caleta Los Hornos

Posted by Lisa on October 20th, 2005 — Posted in Travel

Today, four of us went out to lunch in Caleta Los Hornos. Some of you may recall a previous posting on this quaint fishing village which is about a half hour drive north of La Serena. It boasts a wonderful restaurant that sits on the water with outdoor seating offering a beautiful view, from roosters, goats, boats and water. The village is nestled on a rocky cove, and has the most blue pristine water I’ve seen, well at-least here in Chile. Unfortunately, unlike the caribbean, the beach is pure rocks. Not nice to lay on, but fun to walk along. As with most of Chile, the roads are unkept dirt roads. Thankfully we were in Joanna’s high clearance SUV, because the roads are filled with ruts and rocks. On the way back to La Serena, there was a small house on the side of the road, that had the below skins drying on the line. The owners had goats, donkeys, dogs and chickens running around their yard. As you can imagine, a very stinky yard!!!

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3 Comments

Comment by Mom

What were those interesting flowers growing within the rock? Looks absolutely lovely.
Can hardly wait to come and see for myself.
Love ya
Mom

Posted on October 20, 2005 at 6:09 pm

Comment by Cara Resig

Mrs. Foley you’re right, that is a beautiful flower! Makes up for the “grossness” of the skins ; )

Posted on October 21, 2005 at 4:38 pm

Comment by Katy Shamitz

I feel bad for those cows.
:)

Posted on October 23, 2005 at 3:02 pm

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