Hotel Gavina Express

Address: 21 de Mayo 425, Arica, 1000, Chile | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 21 de Mayo 425, Arica, is near El Morro de Arica, Parque Nacional Lauca, Catedral de San Marcos, and Lake Llanganuco.
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Travel Blogs from Arica

Bad News

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Jul 20, 2014

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... a surefire way to get altitude sickness, however, going straight from sea level to 4,500 meters.

We decided to rent a car and go it alone. We would just recreate the tour on our own, using the detailed information provided on the terrible tour company's very professional website. Though the roads in the Atacama had been very shoddy and mostly impossible to drive without four-wheel drive, some quick internet research suggested that the road to ...

Better than Skegness when it's open

A travel blog entry by chilledbeans on Apr 17, 2014

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... This meal was only beaten in the evening by conger eel on a bed of mushed green beans, the size of which had to be seen to be believed. I stuck rigidly to my vegetarian option which was mushroom gnocchi and just fine. We still hadn't felt a small tremor of an earthquake though aftershocks are a daily occurrence up and down the coast, just everywhere we're not - I hear Oakham, Rutland is the place to be for would be quake ...

Bienvenido a Chile!

A travel blog entry by wildkriv on Feb 16, 2014

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... who happened to be in Arica carrying out her PhD research about the contested border between Chile and Peru. She showed us around town including the port area with its many pelicans (mind the poo!) and well-fed seals and the Alexandre Gustave Eiffel designed Iglesia San Marcos. We enjoyed sharing a few beers with her in the evening.

There was not much to keep us entertained in Arica itself for more than a day, so ...

The oldest mummy returns . . .

A travel blog entry by pinklady27 on Jan 14, 2014

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... took us back to town. We walked around the town centre, up the hill to the flag and statue of Jesus and to the port to watch the sea lions. Thinking about what we would like for tea John said we should get eggs to go with our tuna pasta bolognaise. It was then we spied a lady selling eggs individually in the street so after a bit of a discussion we established the price of two eggs and were given them in a plastic carrier bag in a cardboard egg cup. The lady seemed delighted to ...

Days 75 - 77: From Peru to Chile's Arica

A travel blog entry by rjcannin on Dec 30, 2013

1 comment, 19 photos

After 2 & 1/2 months, and thousands of kilometres travelled, we finally entered the second country on our trip. After saying goodbye to everyone that we had gotten to meet at the volunteer house, we asked our host family to arrange a cab to take us to the bus terminal so that we could catch our early morning bus south. We never thought that they would be waiting for us out front of the house at 6am on a weekend the next morning to say ...