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Visiting Arica

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Stories and Tips Arica

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Arica: A Day by the Beach

Written by SeenThat on 10 Aug, 2007

Arica is the perfect spot for renewing a Bolivian visa: this facet of such a visit is a modern variation of its colonial history.ClimateThe climate is arid: hot during the day and cold at night; the humidity is low at all times.Prehistoric TimesArica was populated…Read More

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To Iquique

Written by SeenThat on 26 Sep, 2005

If Arica is a beach town outpost in the far north, Iquique (pronounced Eekeekae) is a commercial hub with a big port serving northern Chile and Bolivia. Its duty-free zone attracts hordes of traders searching for the latest gadgets and cheap clothes from the Far…Read More

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To Bolivia

Written by SeenThat on 13 Sep, 2005

Even if you are not planning to continue to Bolivia, even if you just entered from Peru and are eager to reach Santiago, I do strongly recommend reaching at least the limit between Chile and Bolivia in Tambo Quemado. Few places in the world allow…Read More

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