Travel Blogs from Arica, Chile

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On the road again:Arequipa-Tacna-Arica-Santiago-BA, Arica, Chile travel blog

On the road again:Arequipa-Tacna-Arica-Santiago-BA

A travel blog entry by luvlifetravel

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... the eye could see, so glad we’re not stuck in this place. The border crossing was a breeze and we were through into Chile heading for Arica in no time. Our driver kindly dropped us off at the airport but then insisted we had to pay an extra 20Sol ea ...

Back in Arica for a night., Arica, Chile travel blog

Back in Arica for a night.

A travel blog entry by jamespi

Back in Arica for the night. Not much was happening here as it is a Sunday and there is also an important soccer match on. So we settle for pizza ...

The Airport, Amanda and Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

The Airport, Amanda and Arica

A travel blog entry by chilenomates

... one...ok I wouldn´t rely on this but it worked this time. LAN have very nice inflight snacks...I have the whole row to myself....Arica airport a small shed in a desrt...I´m in a desert! Justino, our guide for the next couple of days picks us up at the ...

Surf and sea urchins, Arica, Chile travel blog

Surf and sea urchins

A travel blog entry by jesseteleri

... right we are so stupid for not seeing that. its all our fault!´ We left laughing a little bit, looking over our shoulders we see her watering her dirt path again. At the top was a nice view of Arica and the surrounding beaches, time to leave... La Paz ...

Border Crossing, An adventure in itself, Arica, Chile travel blog

Border Crossing, An adventure in itself

A travel blog entry by kateandchris

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Yippee, no more San Pedro de Atacama.... An annoying loud bus ride via Calama, then on to the border crossing point on the Chile side, Arica. Off the bus early in the morning, a little tired but keen to go and get into Peru.... But how do we do ...

Dec 19, 2011, Arica, Chile travel blog

Dec 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by marknl

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Arica - get ready for Peru, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica - get ready for Peru

A travel blog entry by pandacourtis

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another 4.5 bus riding, reached Arica in the afternoon. been to the museum in Azapa Valley for the Chinchorro mummies and have managed to see some geoglifos sites. decided to go flat for the next day and get ready for another bus journey onto ...

A Stressful Stop, Arica, Chile travel blog

A Stressful Stop

A travel blog entry by tom_and_cat

Arriving in Arica at around 10pm at night we had a quick look around the bus terminals for buses heading to La Paz and quickly learned (much to our horror) that as the next day (Cat's birthday) was Chilean Independence Day there were no buses running to ...

Border crossing bathrooms are not the business, Arica, Chile travel blog

Border crossing bathrooms are not the business

A travel blog entry by acadia51

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... We then rode in a grey Lincoln Continental with "Marlboro" plastered across the windshield with 3 other people to cross the border into Chile. Fairly uneventful. So we get to our hostel around 6:30 tonight...and the owner is nuts. He greets us with a big ...

Bus station mania., Arica, Chile travel blog

Bus station mania.

A travel blog entry by jakeholness

Passed through Arica on the way to La Paz. The bus station didn't have a roof because it dosen't need one as it is the driest city in the world and it never rains. A crazy bitch restaurant owner would not let us charge our laptop even though we bought ...

Pilar is drinking water!, Arica, Chile travel blog

Pilar is drinking water!

A travel blog entry by talkingbird

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... am a bit scared about tomorrow as Caroll won't be at school in the morning so I have to actually teach all on my own, the entire class even. I'm nervous, but obviously I'll let you know how it goes ;) Amor desde Chile. PS Still no hot water.     ...

Visinska bolezen, Arica, Chile travel blog

Visinska bolezen

A travel blog entry by jernejjeraj

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Višinska bolezen ni izmišljotina in tudi ne hec. Nekateri ljudje jo dobijo že na višini 2.500 metrov, drugi malo višje, spet tretji pa nikoli. Ker se v zadnjem tednu stalno plaziva (ok, voziva in hodiva) po višinah med ...

Ferien von den Ferien, Arica, Chile travel blog

Ferien von den Ferien

A travel blog entry by cbieri

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... von den Ferien :-) Am Morgen früh sind wir mit dem Taxi an den Flughafen und von Santiago nach Arica - im Norden von Chile - geflogen. Dann sollten wir eigentlich vom Hotel-Shuttle abgeholt werden, aber das hat irgendwie nicht so richtig geklappt ...

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 ...

Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica

A travel blog entry by ihulley

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A few days rest by the ...

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 ...

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