Travel Blogs from Arica, Chile

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More buses, the journey to Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

More buses, the journey to Arica

A travel blog entry by hadlandia

I´m way too tired to type all this up right now, I just want to see the ...

His tower is a bit more famous, Arica, Chile travel blog

His tower is a bit more famous

A travel blog entry by peter.kenny

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... .  I'd been in Plaza de Colón the night before where they were appeared to be running Arica's got Talent, thankfully without the tiresome B-listers who make up the judging panel for the dreadful British equivalent.  You can ...

Arriba Arica!, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arriba Arica!

A travel blog entry by gringo_sange

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... ... So you can imagine how delighted I was when I saw the taxis lined up to take people into Tacna, or directly to Arica for a reasonable price (I think USD40). Done deal. My driver negotiated the border crossing directing me where to go, and in less ...

Day 13 - Jan 19 Chile part 1 – Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Day 13 - Jan 19 Chile part 1 – Arica

A travel blog entry by mimi2south

Day 13 - Jan 19 Chile part 1 – Arica What a lovely day! Overcast to start, with full sun by my afternoon trip to the desert (yes, I burned - my face and back of my neck!). Arica, at the northern edge of Chile, was an easy access port with a short ...

Chile!, Arica, Chile travel blog

Chile!

A travel blog entry by tkw

... in Chile, but it was also Todd's 27th birthday! We checked into our hostel and headed out to celebrate! Arica was a pleasant surprise. It was definitely more developed than Ecuador and Peru. We had a nice dinner and the best ice cream ...

Post bike trip, Arica, Chile travel blog

Post bike trip

A travel blog entry by talkingbird

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... literally dragged me to the reporter with me begging not to do it. they just asked me about the program and if I liked arica, but still, I was nervous/embarrassed. Then at the fair Caroll's dad, who is a reporter for AricaTV interviewed me, even tho I ...

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A travel blog entry by lollo

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Back to Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Back to Arica

A travel blog entry by chileadventure

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... Arica. Picked up the documents from the airport and went straight to the border with Peru, after about 2 hours got thru the Chile border then headed a kilometre down the road to Peru's crossing. Another 2 hours I finally got thru with the bike into Peru ...

enfin a arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

enfin a arica

A travel blog entry by cerise

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je suis enfin arrivee a Arica, tout au nord du chili. je viens de parcourir 2060 jiloñetres en autobus et je suis crevee lol le bus etait genial, super confortable, avec des sieges moelleux et bien inclinables, on avait des repas dans le prix. un bus de ...

The oldest mummy returns . . ., Arica, Chile travel blog

The oldest mummy returns . . .

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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... new city in the dark with our packs we waited in the bus station until it got light before trudging exhausted to the hostel. Arica is a sprawling town. Reinforced by porridge and tea we had a wander around but not for long as the heat and tiredness drove ...

Possibly the dullest place on earth, Arica, Chile travel blog

Possibly the dullest place on earth

A travel blog entry by harpsam

... were soon travelling north and due to bus schedules and some late planning on our part we scheduled to stay 2 nights in Arica, the most northerly town in Chile and a base from which to cross the border. This was going to be our first taste of a real ...

Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica

A travel blog entry by hub_isa

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... to his morning lesson :-) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Apres ce séjour inoubliable a San Pedro, nous sommes arrives à Arica, à l'extrême nord de la côte Chilienne à côté de la frontière ...

Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica

A travel blog entry by lady_gemma

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Arica, just across the border, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica, just across the border

A travel blog entry by joecatriona

... we were so recked we didnt really care. Dont know how they got through the border controls in such a state though. We arrived in Arica bout 11 as chile is an hour ahead of Peru, and all either of us wanted to do was get something to eat and go to sleep. ...

No more rain!, Arica, Chile travel blog

No more rain!

A travel blog entry by dfleege

... overnight bus ride sucked. After 18 hours on a bus, I spent another 2 hours crossing the border and riding in a taxi to Arica, Chile. When I finally made it to my hostel, I was extremely tired and disoriented, especially because, for some reason, Chile ...

Coastal wildlife, Arica, Chile travel blog

Coastal wildlife

A travel blog entry by dfleege

... . I had already seen lots of seabirds and crabs and I wondered what other wildlife I might find once I left the city. If you look at Arica, Chile on a map, you can see that there are no other cities along the coast in Chile for many miles. I figured, if I ...

My kind of town, Arica, Chile travel blog

My kind of town

A travel blog entry by gab123

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... about Arica is that it located right along the Pacific Ocean. The town is quiet, clean, and the locals are welcoming. While in Arica I spend two days walking around Plaza Colon, seeing Casa de la Cultura, making the climb to El Morro and heading to ...

Arica - just short of Peru, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica - just short of Peru

A travel blog entry by peterandvivien

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... a taxi up to the top of El Morro where there are tremendous views and a small Museum about the War of the Pacific between Chile and Peru in the late 19th century.  El Morro is a hill which provided a strong defensive position for the Peruvians but ...

Welcome to Arica !, Arica, Chile travel blog

Welcome to Arica !

A travel blog entry by doofiz

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... find as there were many local peruvians and bolivians heading the same direction as I was, I just followed the flock. At a glance Arica seemed to be bustling with people, and shops still trading at this early hour. It was strange, but nevertheless, it ...

Crossing borders again, Arica, Chile travel blog

Crossing borders again

A travel blog entry by jaguardriving

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Saturday 10 nov Oruro ( Bolivia ). To. Arica ( Chile ). Trip. 535 KM. Total. 8467 KM The first 130 km was backtracking on our route from wednesday. In Patacamaya we made a left turn , direction Chile. Approx 80 km before the border we ...

Restday, Arica, Chile travel blog

Restday

A travel blog entry by jaguardriving

Subday 11 nov. Restday What should have been a restday ended up to be a bad day. Saturday evening, whil we have dinner in the hotel , our room was broken into. Our room was on the seaside at groundlevel and had a terrace. The lock chain, to ...

Lange Fahrt von La Paz nach Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Lange Fahrt von La Paz nach Arica

A travel blog entry by shlateinamerika

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... Lange Fahrt von La Paz nach Arica Um 6:30 stand ein Taxi vor unserer Tür, das uns zum Busbahnhof bringen sollte. Arica heißt unser heutiges Ziel. Gretel war völlig empört, dass der Taxifahrer 20 Bolivianos (umgerechnet 2 Euro) verlangte. Sie hat sich ...

Border Crossing and Long Ride South, Arica, Chile travel blog

Border Crossing and Long Ride South

A travel blog entry by mel_and_si

This bit of the journey was BUS-TASTIC.....The bus is king here!  Just a long time to be sitting on a bus....with a break in between countries when we took a taxi across the border or frontier as the locals call ...

Day off in Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Day off in Arica

A travel blog entry by tworedbikes

We took a day off and got some laundry done. We're still not right, digestively. I have no appetite but Al really fancied some Chinese food. As soon as the food arrived I was hungry, but after eating I felt as though I was carrying a rugby ball in my ...

round 3.....wooohoooo, Arica, Chile travel blog

round 3.....wooohoooo

A travel blog entry by peacharoo

arrived in arica after an exhausting around 18 hours of traveling...trying to stay alive and feed myself. i am also staying at arica surf house where it appears i am the only girl in a big dorm room of male surf bums from across the world..heehee, good ...

Soldiers vs. Vultures, Arica, Chile travel blog

Soldiers vs. Vultures

A travel blog entry by sophiemead

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... the militares Valeria and I returned a couple of weeks later for a karaoke night. For some terrible reason, here in Chile karaeoke is the new black. Maybe it's just Arica but I doubt it. Go to any bar and the likelihood is that they'll put on at least ...

Day 16 San Pedro de Atacama to Arica 775 km, Arica, Chile travel blog

Day 16 San Pedro de Atacama to Arica 775 km

A travel blog entry by p2pjaguar

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... stopped for lunch and feasted on white rolls, really good palm hearts and avocado and some cremated chicken. Ever since we arrived in Chile there has been a police presence on every road junction where we have all been checked off on a list to make sure ...

'Sarah's Famous!!!', Arica, Chile travel blog

'Sarah's Famous!!!'

A travel blog entry by sarahandjustin

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... hostel with our new friends as it was time for Sarah’s photo shoot!! Roberto had been discussing with 'Estrella De Arica’ (a newspaper) about doing a story on his hostel and travellers that pass by. A photographer came round at 11am saw Sarah ...

Arica, starting point for 2000km of Chilean hwy, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica, starting point for 2000km of Chilean hwy

A travel blog entry by saroadtrip2013

... currently dispute where the territorial limits are offshore.  Peru argues that the limit should be determined by bisection of the angle of the coastlines, while Chile argues that the limit should parallel the equator and head directly ...

Next Stop Peru, Arica, Chile travel blog

Next Stop Peru

A travel blog entry by rojostravels

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I left San Pedro two days ago, and have got to Arica, northern Chile, near the border with Peru.  Last night I spent in Iquique, a coastal town wedged between the mountains to the east and the sea to the west. I took the coast road again which ...

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