Radisson Hotel Iquique
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... by the Santa Maria de Iquique Massacre when the Chilean army opened fire on thousands of saltpeter miners, and their wives and children, who had assembled inside the Santa Marķa School. The workers had marched into town to protest their working conditions and wages. Somewhere between 500 and 2,000 people were killed. In December 2007 a series of cultural and ceremonial activities were planned, culminating in the week between December 14 to 21, to commemorate the centenary ...
... entirely irrelevant information) – and one day pack each. My day pack contains our electronic goods and some other valuables while Donna's usually contains food.
South America is notorious for thievery, with gringos keenly targeted. Every gringo who has cut their teeth on a long distance bus journey knows that you must keep belongings close to your person, attached if possible. For some reason, and I'll never forgive myself for this, Donna's day pack ...
... mining made Chile wealthy in the early part of the 20th century for use in fertilizer and ammunitions but once synthetic nitrate was created in the 40s it all took a downward spiral. As I wandered amongst corrugated iron buildings creaking pretty eerily in the wind and large abandoned processing plants it was certainly an experience not to forget easily. The town was slef sufficient with its own church school, ...
... the incas and the 20th century nitrate mining boom. Finished with the museum I took a taxi to ZOFRI. It's a popular shopping mall as it sells duty free goods. When I got there it wasn't a well laid out shopping mall! It was more like a maze with no information available telling you which shops you could find where. After lots of wandering around I bought some new earphones and a new memory card for my camera which is what I came for. It was now lunchtime so I stayed here for ...
... called Juan Lopez (35km North of Antofogasta) which the guide book describes as “Windsurfer’s paradise” – let’s hope it lives up to it. And we’ll decide whether to keep going North to Iquique or Arica or have a few days off in the surf – we still have more adventures in us yet!
So (writing this a few days later) we called into Antofogasta tourist information – after the overly helpful Argentinian ...