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La Tatacoa Observatory, Villavieja

(3.9/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
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  • We went to see the desert, we have seen a lot of guys who had slept in tents to see at night the stars. We think it's interesting.
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  • I visited the observatory in the evening for the 7pm talk and enjoyed the first hour where the guy showed us the constellations with his laser pointer and we could look through telescopes. However it ...  more »
  • We went to an evening session watching the stars. It was partly cloudy, so we didn't get the full experience. But the guide made the most out of it. The information provided by the guide was very good...  more »
  • The desert views over there are beautiful! There are two different deserts, a red one and a Grey one. Be sure to visit both! The formations of the decomposing sandstone are impressive. I recommend to start to hike early or after 4pm because it gets very hot early
  • Serene desert great for exploring, stargazing, and simply enjoying it's beauty. Photographers will love it here.
  • Feels like out of the world. The maze provides a nice walk. Should be very nice for nocturnal views too.
  • Not much known. But here is a real desert, and friendly (& cheap) guides will guide you through
  • It is a very nice and interesting place for astronomy work. However, try to stay in a place that is not the astronomical Center, is a place where he cares only that you pay for using a terrain that is public, the bathrooms are very dirty, the place for bathing very unhealthy, and a great congestion of people which makes it uncomfortable, it is better to walk two minutes and there are several places more where leave you camp with bathroom , shower and with roof in case it rains not flooding tents
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