Radisson Hotel Iquique
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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The final leg of my bike journey would see me go from high in the Andes down to the Pacific. This was the part of my whole trip about which I was the least certain. I had spent a long time researching the roads, but only come up with a few vague blogs. It is for this reason that I was so glad of the advice from the Carabineros about the first day. I left Ollague at sunrise, having first checked in with the Carabineros. I took the signed road (still on ripio, as I had been for a ...
... we had landed on Mars as we drove into the heart of the massive, barren landscape of the Atacama Desert, stretching six hundred miles down the coast of South America, Despite this extreme and often harsh environment, the Atacama Desert has been home to a diverse population since as early as 10,000 B.C. Between 1000 and 1450 A.D., a new tradition began that involved indigenous peoples branding the earth over which they traveled and these “geoglyphs” (defined as ...
... quickly, although may have burnt a hole in the napkin. Had wine back at the hostel and discovered Yves, who was in Mo˝tanita with me, was staying at hostel, really nice to catch up with him. Dutch guy and girl we did our sanboarding with also at the hostel. Lauren went to bed about 1.30am I ended up going to a club but expensive to get in so took taxi back to casino and spent an hour there. I lost 5,000 pesos playing roulette, the two German guys l was with lost more, the Swedish ...
It has been an interesting experience travelling through the Atacama desert so far. It is commonly known as the driest hot desert in the world with most regions receiving less than 15mm of rain a year. My bus from Arica to Iquique was continuously cutting through barren landscape and huge dunes carved into the terrain. Iquique is a port city with a population of around 250,000. Historically it's main source of income has been the production of fertiliser ...
... there close to sunset. We explored the town which was a former nitrate boom town and in the industrial sector all the buildings were made with Rustin corrugated iron. Inside these, the wind whipped up and made creepy noises that could quite easily give you bad dreams! The place was very depressing and looked as though even if it was once a bustling town it would not have been a happy place. There were many tiny terraces houses, an empty swimming pool and a well preserved main ...