Located in Calama, Chile, the Park Hotel Calama is at the center of a rich cultural, archaeological and mining region in the north of the country. Immersed in the rugged landscape of the driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert, Calama is the seat of archaeological findings, mining activity and great geographical contrasts.
From the horse's mouth (I'm in Calama and just visited the two bus companies that travel between here and Uyuni). Both Atacama2000 and Frontera del Norte travel between Atacama and Uyuni. Both leave on the same days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.
The St. John the Baptist Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de San Juan Bautista de Calama) Also Calama Cathedral Is the main Catholic temple of the Diocese of San Juan Bautista de Calama, in Chile. It is located in the heart of the city, in front of the plaza 23 de Marzo, and was erected by the Bishop of Antofagasta Monsignor Luis Silva Lezaeta in the year 1906.