Hotel Raissa

Avenida San Martin 281, Arica, Chile | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Arica

The road to perdition

A travel blog entry by chilledbeans

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... The national parks marked in green on the maps are just an illusion, little more than a few kilometers of dwarf twisted trees half buried in sand. Most of the journey is on Ruta-5 - the pan American highway. We expected more traffic than we'd seen on the back roads but there's little change, a few more mining lorries and the occasional long distance bus which are much loved by Chileans. A bus passes in the other direction bound for Santiago 2000km ...

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

A travel blog entry by rjcannin

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... umbrellas where groups of Chileans were shading themselves from the hot sun. Here we had another relaxing beach day as we tried our best to hide the areas that we sunburnt the day before. We saw a lot of sun in Peru but it feels much hotter even just this far south, and we didn't make it to many beaches up there. Originally our stop in Arica was really just a way to cut down on the cost of plane tickets, a flight to Santiago from within ...

Arica

A travel blog entry by abiandkayleigh

... boat to Isla del Sol was sat at a table with a kiwi guy and they invited us over for a drink. We spent the rest of the day drinking and chatting. We had booked our bus to leave Arica that night and after a very enjoyable day we were sad to leave these guys but did not have enough time left in South America to stay longer.





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Adios Peru, Hola Chile!

A travel blog entry by eddim

... and my fellow passengers to make the sure the bus didn’t take off without me. Once we re-boarded around 9pm that night it was a straight haul to Santiago with no stops except to pick up or drop of passengers and switch drivers, arriving the following afternoon at 1:30pm. Sleep didn’t come easy and was short lived but better than some of my past experiences of night bus travel. The nice thing about coming into a large city is having the ability ...

A funny bird that is a pelican...

A travel blog entry by lrm2164

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... And because I only had one full day to dedicate to seeing the park, I didn't have enough time to meander around town, trying to figure out how I could hustle myself in without a tour. So I put aside my contempt for tour groups and guides and booked it.

Little did I know that what I was signing onto was essentially a sit-on-your-butt-in-a-bus tour of the park, definitely not the hiking tour that I had imagined. The guy at the hostel ...

Location

This hotel, located on Avenida San Martin 281, Arica, is near El Morro de Arica, Parque Nacional Lauca, Catedral de San Marcos, and Lake Llanganuco.
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