Travel Blogs from Arica, Chile

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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 frh 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

Im 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 Coln 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 jiloetres 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 ...

Zwischen Strand und Wüste, Arica, Chile travel blog

Zwischen Strand und Wüste

A travel blog entry by juliainchile

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... , was mit der Wueste und den Palmen allerdings ein sehr ungewohnter Anblick ist. Seit gestern bin ich jetzt in Arica ganz im Norden von Chile angelangt. Hier werde ich jetzt noch ein paar entspannte Tage verbringen bevor es dann am Donnerstag weiter ueber ...

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 sjour inoubliable a San Pedro, nous sommes arrives Arica, l'extrme nord de la cte Chilienne ct de la frontire ...

Arica, Arica, Chile travel blog

Arica

A travel blog entry by lady_gemma

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tlf: Chile 63 97 36 64, Arica, Chile travel blog

tlf: Chile 63 97 36 64

A travel blog entry by erikaggerholm

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... problem S vi er nu sluppet ls i Verdens sydligste land. Der er over 2.000 km til Santiago, som ligger nogenlunde midt i Chile. Landet er hel anderledes end landene nordfor - ikke s bananrepublikagtige og ved man ikke bedre kunne man lige s godt ...

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 Tr, das uns zum Busbahnhof bringen sollte. Arica heit unser heutiges Ziel. Gretel war vllig emprt, dass der Taxifahrer 20 Bolivianos (umgerechnet 2 Euro) verlangte. Sie hat sich ...

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