Address: Tomas Bonilla 1196, Iquique, Chile | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Iquique

This Town IS Big Enough for the Both of Us...

A travel blog entry by lukas.g on May 18, 2015

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... included. Saltpetre is a mineral that was mined in the 1800s and 1900s in order to produce fertiliser and explosives such as gunpowder and rocket propellant. Because of its flammability, no-one was (or is) allowed to smoke there due to the residue found all over the place. However, in the 1920s the salt-peter process was industrialised, so mining for it became redundant, resulting in the quasi-immediate abandonment of such mining ...

From Andes to the Pacific

A travel blog entry by zal1981 on Mar 19, 2015

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... This also made me think that I had ridden in remarkably little rain for the last three months. I cannot remember once putting on my rain gear. The salt flat was beautiful though and completely deserted. I had picked a spot that traffic would only use if doing a full loop of the lake - there were better roads otherwise. Just before dusk I heard from my tent the first vehicle to pass. I was a little nervous. I was more nervous when I heard it stop and the doors open. I did the ...


A travel blog entry by lewis4126 on Oct 10, 2014

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... would culminate in one on one combat between the women, the men and, also, the youth and could get pretty violent. This was Just one more crazy and surprising thing that we happened upon during our visit to the wonderful city of Iquique.

We had scheduled an all day tour for the next day and had to be up early. So, after watching the festivities of this wild group for a while, we stopped to share a pizza and, then, went back to our hotel. ...

Ghost towns and piscolas...

A travel blog entry by wildkriv on Feb 19, 2014

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... replica boat at the port. We dropped by the nearby small fish market for our first taste of Chilean cerviche.

Ghost towns are dotted across the desert landscape inland from Iquique; they are eerie remnants of once-flourishing mining colonies that sprung up due to the Atacama’s white gold-nitrate reserves. The most interesting of these places is Humberstone. Built in 1872, the town’s opulence reached its height in the ...

Dont panic, its just a tsunami simulation

A travel blog entry by emiliaarn on Aug 06, 2013

... down sandwich section. completo- something about avocado and tomato. asked the water and he said sausage. fab. sausage sandwich with some added nutrients. por favor senor. Turns out completo is the chilean term for a hot dog with added extras. I had a hot dog for breakfast. Unconvential and odd even by chilean standards but in all honesty, really not too bad.

as for the tsunami thing. apparently its ...