Panamericana Hotel Arica
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- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Banquet room
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... up on a few different corners of the tourist map before locating it. However, it is a good way of exploring the city, and whilst finding something is immensely difficult, so is getting lost, you can always turn and start counting blocks again... Here I also did a trip to Parque Lauca which is a very beautiful lake in the middle of deserty ...
... looked new, like they were built in the last 5 years. It is near the water with the town of Arica about 10 miles away. The avgas fuel pump is on the north ramp which appeared to be built just for GA parking. Fueling when I arrived was quick, and after parking, I went into the Operaciones office under the tower to tell them I would be leaving for Lima the next morning at 0900 local and asking if the Immigrations and Customs people would be ...
... you think me mad if I moved to South America just to eat avocados?
This was also the first time I had a set lunch in South America. A couple of dollars for 2 or 3 courses, with a freshly squeezed juice. That's right! Freshly squeezed! You know, that obscure beverage that you pay $6 for in Melbourne made from imported fruit that ripened at a location far far away from where it was born.
It was also at this market that I met Richard. Richard approached me ...
... there wouldn't be much hiking, but I thought I could always peal off from the group and explore by myself for a bit. Boy, I was way off. I first started to really understand what I was getting myself into when I got onto the tour bus and we started picking everyone else up at their hotels. Let's just say the average age was about 59 and the average physical fitness level was, well, fit for a bus tour. I really knew I was doomed when some people ...
... to have a coke zero and read my book, I was befriended by the owner, Viva and invited to join her gang. After sharing snacks and stories I was invited to lunch with Vivs husband and their two children, Christian and Francesca. After this we headed to a local, annual festival and even visited a Hare Krishna Eco Village...who knows, I may shack up there for a bit...or maybe not. Yet again, here was another spontaneous interaction and I was received with open arms into the ...