Hotel Plaza Colon

Address: San Marcos 261, Arica, Chile | Hotel
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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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      Bad News

      A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Jul 20, 2014

      13 photos

      ... by now.

      Fortunately, they were. We started with Museo de Sitio Colon 10, a former residence in which the owners discovered 32 Chinchorro mummies, dating from sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BC, when they started to do renovations on their house. The site fell under historic preservation laws, and the mummies continue to lie where they were originally buried, now protected under a glass floor which visitors can walk over to gaze down at ...

      Our Udderly fabulous last days in Arequipa

      A travel blog entry by augsabroad on Feb 16, 2014

      ... and then the main meal came out. Humongous pieces of fried cow udder were presented to us along with rice and a small onion salsa to cut the grease. It wasn't enough, unfortunately. I really wanted to like it, butit was way too heavy of a taste for me to really enjoy. The meat itself was very rich and spongey, on top of being deep fried with batter. We finished the meal off with some bunuhuelos, peruvian donuts drenched in a light molasses. Needless to say, though ...

      The oldest mummy returns . . .

      A travel blog entry by pinklady27 on Jan 14, 2014

      1 comment, 38 photos

      ... It was also interesting to see how much they respected life and would give honour to the dead, even babies, foetus' and embryos. On finishing the museum we realised that we were in the middle of no where, a 20 minute drive from town and there were no collectivos to be seen. We walked to the main road, but the ones we saw were all full or going in the wrong direction. It looked like a long wait in the searing heat but seconds after a quick prayer one came round the corner with ...

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

      A travel blog entry by rjcannin on Dec 30, 2013

      1 comment, 19 photos

      ... with handshakes, hugs, and an offer to come back. One last example of Peruvian hospitality and warmth before we moved on to see more of South America. The trip consisted of an 8 hour bus ride south to the border town of Tacna; then handing our passports to a one of several drivers standing in front of the bus terminal as we jumped into his collectivo taxi with three other people for the drive to Arica, Chile. Crossing the border went more ...

      Arica 12th-14th Nov - Priya

      A travel blog entry by priyaandpeter on Nov 12, 2013

      10 photos

      ... the passports and we were able to deduce, based on conversations with other passengers, that there would be a police checkpoint at some point in the middle of the night, when they would need to see our passports. We assumed that he didn’t want to have to wake us up but we still felt rather unsettled at the thought of being without them. He had also insisted on keeping our Chile exit cards with the passport; the airport officials had not secured them in any way, what if ...

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