"We're made of star stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." In the modern world of blue light screens and light pollution, the night sky has become a blank canvas for overcast days. However, in some places, the stars still shine brighter than any nightclub laser show.
It's literally awe-some to stargaze. Contemplating our place in the universe, noticing that we are lucky to be alive on this pale blue dot, and acknowledging that the sky is never dark or bleak when the stars are winking back at us. It's also incredibly healthy and can assist in curing sleep issues and resetting your circadian rhythm.
Under a blanket of twinkling celestial bodies between the Andes and Chilean Coast Range, the Atacama Desert's martian terrain is hostile for wildlife, but a perfect viewing deck for those wishing to be awe inspired by the stars above. It's high altitude and dry climate give it uniquely clear skies to witness the world's greatest light show. This adventure connects the Andes to the Atlantic, you'll journey across the surreal landscapes of the Atacama Desert and the Salar de Uyuni.
Whilst the constellations provide a permanent pivot for us to navigate, we need to be able to change things on the fly when travelling. Don't just copy and paste what everyone else is doing, make your own unique adventure with the help of our travel experts.
Actually yes. Your sleep cycle and your hormones are largely regulated by exposure to the sun, and in the modern era, phones and advertisements and screens have ruined that. Sleeping in nature under the stars can help reset your body clock and fix your sleep!
Yes. Usually there is more or less star exposure based on the lunar cycle, so check with the relevant site to ensure you're going during peak starlight hours.
In big cities especially, the light from our homes, businesses and devices scatted into the sky and the stars nestled in the dim blanket of the sky are washed away with the light dispersed from our devices and industrial lighting. That's why all of these remarkable places are remote.
The twinkling effect is caused by the instability of the Earth's atmosphere. The air bends and the light slightly refracts from the bending causing the stars to twinkle.
There can be nothing better than sitting around a campfire, roasting some marshmallows and spending quality time with friends and family.
Unplug from the daily stressors of life and return to a holistic way of life.
There are so many benefits to doing yoga that it’s become well-known as one of the best ways to improve your overall health and wellness. A yoga retreat can help you unlock the benefits of yoga, and give you a break from everyday life.