Hotel Plaza Colon

San Marcos 261, Arica, Chile | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arica


A travel blog entry by littleal


... 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 ...

Our Udderly fabulous last days in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by augsabroad

... it was a heavy fried meal and we all had some stomach issues later on that day.

The next day was Valentine's Day, and the last day that all three of us would be together. While Natalie had her last day of Spanish class, Lila and I did some more exploring. Mabel had told us of some sites around the city that weren't well known by tourists but that are very pretty. We walked to the Plaza de Armas to be greeted by a huge crowd of people, along with ...

The oldest mummy returns . . .

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... around 3am the conductor appeared again, wearing a jumper, but thankfully humoured Rhianwyn's request for air con. We did manage a little light dozing before arriving at the terminal at 6.30am, our noisy Chilean companion on the other hand, emerged from under his blankets fully refreshed and raring to go, Grrr! Not wanting to stumble around the streets of this new city in the dark with our packs we waited in the bus station until it got light before trudging exhausted to the ...

We can import water to where the sunshine is

A travel blog entry by adpoor


... Captain warned those of us sailing to the horn that we would learn first hand about pitch! This will be an interesting ride. This evening, we had a special dinner of Indonesian and Phillipino food in the Lido (buffet). Yummy! And all the staff was in native dress. The Indonesians are particularly chipper and friendly; it is great to see that their culture gets some special recognition on board. They sign on for some long duty tours and are away from home for many ...

Arriba Arica!

A travel blog entry by gringo_sange


... dessert. A great move this proved to be, since its here that I met Cheryl - a fluent Spanish speaker from Australia (with a bit of a US accent!). As it turns out, Cheryl is based in Melb, but travelling in South America for four months.

I bumped into Cheryl again the next morning. She had spoken with one of the hostal managers (Carlos - a wonderful man), and he suggested going to a local market on the outskirts of town. Armed with directions, we set off together ...


This hotel, located on San Marcos 261, Arica, is near El Morro de Arica, Parque Nacional Lauca, Catedral de San Marcos, and Lake Llanganuco.
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