Arica Surf House
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From Arequipa we drove by bus to Tacna where we crossed the boarder into Arica. For this, we got a collectivo (a shared taxi) with an English girl, an Aussie girl and a Peruvian lad. The boarder crossing between Peru and Chile was much more official than it had been going to or leaving Bolivia. There were sniffer dogs, machines to put your bags …
From Tacna in southern peru you nip in a collectivo/taxi across border into chile and down into arica. The taxi driver helps you at border, obvs waiting for you to get the right paperwork. Bit intense as have to get ut of car take all yuor luggage for scanning. Takes a while. I guess i was at a good time so was only abuot 30-40 mins in total. The …
Föstudagur 8. Februar. Rutuðumst um eitt leitið en það sem atti að vera 4 tima ruta endaði með að vera rumir 6 timar og vorum þvi komin til arica bara sirka klukkustund fyrir myrkur og þar með gott sem buin að missa af tækifærinu til að skoða bæinn en okkar …
We've come back to Chile for the last time to visit Arica.
Arica is a nice little surf city in the extreme north of Chile, 18km south of the border with Peru.
Arica is one of the driest inhabited places on Earth, getting only 0.76mm of rain per year on average.
The first day we spent walking around the city, and walking up the 140 …
We arrived in Santiago unbelievably jet lagged, we got to the hostel and fell asleep almost immediately at about 1pm and slept until early the next morning. The next day we spent feeling tired and very homesick, after the comfort of New Zealand and Sydney South America feels very alien, and the language barrier doesn't help at all. Our hostel was …
How has this hostel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
We loved this hostel!- the staff are lovely and so helpful. We wanted a dorm but there was no space so we were given a private for the same price as a dorm! The beds are comfy and our room even had a TV with satellite. There's a decent kitchen for guests to use and an open communal space. The best thing about this hostel though is the fantastic complimentary breakfast... Choice of scrambled egg or cereal with yogurt, toast, a cake, juice and an amazing coffee! Just perfect compared to the usual stale bread!
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