Since the original Hao Hwa was closed and had a big lock on the gate, we didn't know what to expect at the Hao Hwa 2. Luckily, not only was it open, but it was a large place, very clean and nicely furnished. The waiter was friendly and attentive. The meal was some of the best Chinese food we had in Chile. The menu of the day for two was 6600P/$11....more
BERNARDO O'HIGGINS 656, COPIAPO, Chile, CL
Satisfaction: Very Good
Good for: Solo
If you have an interest in rocks, minerals and a few fossils, the museum is a good place to spend an hour or two. There are hundreds of specimens to peruse from all over the world. If you could read and understand Spanish, you might even learn quite a bit. The displays are pretty impressive.more
There is a beautiful wide beach in Chanaral. When we asked at the hotel about walking along it, they said not to do so. It is dangerously toxic. We later read that the beach was formed from run off from the copper mine above the city. The beach does have a slightly green cast to it.