fabianarnold Check-Ins

Date Place Comment
August 2nd, 2016 Bahia Canicul

Beautiful campsite with lots of space and nice walks. Right at the lake and plenty of spots l, even for big rigs, to chose from. Bbq, tables, hot shower, toilets. 100 per person and no charge for vehicle if you don't need electricity. Dogs allowed

July 30th, 2016 Camping Amigos de la Naturaleza

I think 'pizza' is supposed to be 'price'. No place to buy pizza☝️.Place is nice but yes, very expensive for what you get. We were here in winter and were told that wifi only works in summer. Electricity and water costs extra. Fire pits and tables are a bit run down, but maybe they take care of that let summer come.

July 11th, 2016 Camping Municipal Uspallata "Apuyam"

We stayed here 2 nights and even though it appears closed the guy who lives next door opened the gate for us. We were told that as long as you have your own toilet you can stay for as long as you want. Fire pits, water and electricity for free.

July 5th, 2016 Possible wild camping along this road

We tried to camp here but were told by the park ranger that it wasn't safe and he escorted us to the mirador nearby. Not much different to this place and even more exposed but we had a quiet night. Campsites were all closed around the lake.

July 3rd, 2016 Plaza 9. Julio

Free parking lot right at the plaza. We asked at the police station and we were told that we can stay for 2-3 days. Busy on a Sunday evening but gets quiet at night. Free wifi and bars/restaurants nearby.

June 27th, 2016 Angastaco Campground

Nice campground close to the centre of the village. Space for plenty of rigs (even big ones), toilets, bbq, some shade, benches and tables. No idea what is costs because when we arrived no one was there to collect the money. Village itself is very small but nice. We found 2 restaurants and a small shop.

June 22nd, 2016 Parking Lot

Very close to the centre and a bit busy but seems very safe. Met other campers here. Free!!

June 11th, 2016 DG Gas

They offered to fill one jerrycan for national price. Filling up tank would have been 8,5bol/l

June 11th, 2016 Outside Tonito Hotel, Uyuni

Quiet, safe and free wifi from MinuteMan ([Password removed by moderator.]). Pizza is great.

June 10th, 2016 YPFB

Paid 5,5 Bol after negotiating. Friendly people. If we had bought more gasoline we probably could have even gotten a better price.

June 9th, 2016 Veterinaria La Madriguera

We recommend NOT to go to Garritas. There is a vet 20m further south who seems to be much better. We ordered a health certificate at Garritas and it took them 2 hours to 'order' it. When we came back to collect it we had to wait another 45 min because she wasn't able to download it on her mobile phone and print it. When she finally managed the certificate turned out to be full of mistakes. She isn't very professional and so we recommend to go to the other vet next door.

June 8th, 2016 Gas & diesel

Paid 6 bol for filling up the tank and local price for filling jerry cans. Very friendly people..

June 6th, 2016 Hotel Oberland

They have the hose and we successfully filled out North American tank. Takes about 2-3 hours.

May 13th, 2016 Taller "El Chimbotano" Willy

Willy will help you with everything. He's a bit pushy and might try to convince you of something which isn't really necessary. Just calm him down. He'll try and ask for a lot more money than the repair is worth, but he's willing to negotiate.

May 12th, 2016 Abandoned Road

Abandoned road just after the tunnel (coming from Charuaz). After leaving the tunnel turn right after about 200m. Follow the road for 300m. Spot is almost flat & beautiful view of valley and Laguna.

May 8th, 2016 Camping Guadelupe Jaime Veliz Caraz

It's a nice, well-kept place with clean bathroom and hot shower (15 Soles / person). The wonderful host Jaime makes you feel at home. Besides he is a specialist in mechanical problems and helps you out with everything. Stay here or you miss something. From this place you can make a lot of fantastic trips, for example to the Laguna Parón, to the PN Huascarán, to the Lagunas Llaganuco, to the town Caraz (Sunday market),... From next week onwards there will be Internet at the Camping Guadalupe. So everything you need in a fantastic environment. Flat grassy spots, pets welcome and no hight restrictions.

April 28th, 2016 Patas vet

Very helpful and friendly vet. Our dog had a cold and we didn't have to wait at all when we arrived. Very professional people work here.

April 20th, 2016 Finca Sommerwind

Definitely one of the best camping sites on our trip! Hans and Patricia are lovely and very helpful hosts. We planned to stay 2 nights and ended up staying 4. Had a great and relaxing time there and would have loved to stay longer. Good place to meet other overlanders. Delicious homemade bread and cakes. Ecuador's paradise!!

April 7th, 2016 El Paraiso De Adriana

Nice little hotel that allows camping. Small secure parking for two small campers. Pool, shower (cold), toilets, wifi (fast), hammocks & sitting area, electricity at site, quiet! The owner wanted 50,000 cop and we agreed on 40,000 after some discussing. We were the only guests at the time and the hotel seems to be a bit run down but still worth the money. Only a short walk from the historical centre, but definitely not worth visiting. Very hot after some cool days up in the mountain. Dog friendly!!

April 7th, 2016 Hotel Meson Hondano

They don't allow campers / camping on their lot. The Adriana hotel is a good alternative!

March 11th, 2016 Cascata del Bosco

Great place & very friendly owner. Camping is free, but like the others before us we had a few drinks at the bar. Nice trails as well and we were allowed to fill up our water tank!

February 26th, 2016 Super Servicio

Good, though expensive, mechanic in Liberia. One of the managers speaks very good English and his mechanics seem to be very good. We had to order parts for our F250, which only took them 1 day. We were allowed to stay in our camper on the site of the garage. There's a guard at night and we even had electricity. Next morning they offered us to take a shower in their apartment, which is next to the office of the garage. Coffee and water is free and toilets are clean. Pricey but professional!

February 19th, 2016 El Rincon del Toro

Place hasn't changed much so not a lot to add to the previous comment. However, we liked the pizza and the owner was very friendly and helpful. We considered it to be a good stay before crossing the border.

February 10th, 2016 Bank (ATM)

ATM for US Dollars

January 30th, 2016 Ixcacao Maya Belizean Chocolate

Great place to learn about chocolate, plants & processing & etc. Juan, the owner, is very friendly and let us camp on his farm just a mile away in the middle of the jungle. He called it his personal 'Walmart' and showed us all the herbs, roots and fruits which we were free to use for dinner. Great atmosphere at night when the monkeys started to haul. Camping is free, but we booked the 2 hour tour for next day. It's a family run business and while Juan leads you through the chocolate making process his wife prepares a Mayan lunch (tour & lunch for 35$ US).

January 29th, 2016 Mariposa Restaurant and Beach Suites

Beautiful place with great facilities and lovely hosts. Very fast wifi and NEW bathrooms. Very recommendable !!!

January 7th, 2016 Cenote Choj Ha. MUST SEE CENOTE!

One of the best cenotes in Mexico!! We saw a little sign on the (free) highway between Valadolid and Cancun and decided to check out this little cenote. It turned out to be one of the best cenotes we have been to. It's not well know and therefore you might be (like we were) the only visitors there. The water is nice and the cave itself is amazing! People are very friendly and we had one guy telling us all about the cenote and its discovery. There's only little space for parking and the 600m from the main street make it almost impossible for bigger rigs and trailers. You can camp here, however you should inform the people about it. No showers & toilets yet but they are building some in the near future. We visited X-Keken before this one and would definitely recommend this one due to the fact that you have your own cenote without having to share it with 50 other tourists!!

January 6th, 2016 X-Kekén Cenote

We asked at the office if it was ok to stay overnight on the big parking lot right in front of the entrance to the cenote. The person in charge was very friendly and we were told it was safe and quiet at night (which it was!!). Free of charge and plenty space to park our camper. No electricity, water or wifi. There are 2 cenotes right next to each other and it's 90 pesos for both & 60 pesos for only one of them. They open the park at 7 and the cenote at 8.30. Best time to be there is at lunch time when the light shines in perfectly. Unfortunately that's the busiest time of course. Snack shops and small restaurants at the site, the little town itself is in walking distance.

January 3rd, 2016 Next To Tourist Information

Just a parking lot right next to the town centre and the beach promenade. Free of charge and very safe.

December 31st, 2015 Gascom