Astronomical Observatory Tatacoa (OATA), Villavieja

3.6
#6 of 15 in Childrens Museums in Colombia
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  • The director Guillermo Andrés García Aguirre provided an introduction to the stellar configurations, planets (Jupiter and Saturn), globular clusters, and Milky Way visible on the Southern Sky. Nearby....  more »
  • We waited for over an hour and a half with nobody looking or speaking to us. We thought they were waiting for the clouds to clear but when I eventually asked if there would be a tour they just said...  more »
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  • The 'talk' here was awful which was a shame because it was the event I was most looking forward to in the desert. 12000 COP entry. No organisation of seating arrangements so sometime he was facing you and you could hear sometime he was facung away. People were having conversations and screaming children were drowning out the guide so couldn't hear much, the guide had no control of the audience. Information was primary school level but he did convey information in both Spanish and English which was nice when you could hear. Go and judge for yourself, maybe I got unlucky because it was a public holiday. I'd recommend them buying a microphone like many other tours have in Colombia.
  • It's interesting if you understand Spanish. No English tour!
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