DAY 51 – 3/3/12 LA SERENA --> VALPARAISO
448 km / 99 kph ave / 136 kph max
5:45 hrs tot / 4:30 hrs mov
Today we went to the archeology museum and looked around a bit and had lunch back at the hostal. We intended to camp at Fray George NP, but when we got to the dirt road turnoff a sign said there was no camping at the park, so we decided to continue on to Valparaiso. On the way, we passed a mountain with one whole side on fire. We found hostel Armando with ease thanks to our GPS, but it would have been quite difficult otherwise. It was a nice place with a great view of the city. Later at night, we took a taxi into town, had some beers, and listened to some live music.