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We arrived in Arica, northern Chile, after our mammoth journey from Sucre (28 hours in total!)
Arica, an urban beach resort, is a border town flush against Peru and close to Bolivia. The knobby headland of El Morro looms over the long swaths of sand, with El Cristo looking out towards Peru, symbolising peace between the two countries. The …
I did not stay long in Arica. I went to the archeologic museum out of the city to see more mummies from the chinchorro tribe and more artefacts. I visited the city within a day. There were few things to see, but I had a nice walk by the sea and discovered I could cross the border to Peru taking the train. Then, I wondered what I should do next. It …
fer die wa gäre welti wisse wies hie so üsxeht giz dische link.
der video isch schlächt und ich hä kei ahnig was di da redent haha, hie giz kei ton. aber der ort isch z vill. meer, frischi ananassaft und der roberto (der hostelbsitzer) der het es rad ab, also wirkli.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGrmuMhi fyc&feature= …
... not how i would want to spend my saturday afternoon.
Anyway, arrived arica and was pleasantly surprised by weather. Its officially winter here, but blue skies and sunshine. not bad at all.
Really enjoyed hostel, off peak in chile so not too busy but good atmosphere- and free yoga classes every night. Best of all, a supercomfy very hard to leave bed and lots of space to ...
... to a local market for a big plate of steak.
On our last day we were planning to do a tour round the city on bikes but Ryan decided he fancied some more surfing so he hit the waves again. Marie relaxed on the beach thinking it might be her last bit of sunshine. We were treated to some more of Yo Yo´s cooking, he made us burgers in his van for lunch.
Roberto, the owner, makes this hostel. We arrived very late on a Sunday night, and were immediately welcomed with a can of beer. A nice touch. Relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, great breakfast available all morning and generally clean. We had an en-suite room with cable TV, which was good, apart from the lock was broken so we had to just use a locker, but it felt quite safe anyway. The hostel is located 3km out of town but it was really easy to take a collectivo to and from city centre. Thank you, Roberto, for a great stay!
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