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Putre, Chile

Northern Chile: Arica, Parque Lauca & Tacna, Peru

July 12th 2004
Here are some pics from Northern Chile. Arica is Chile's most northerly city and is also one of the driest places on earth. Parque Nacional Lauca is at 6000 m above sea level. Tacna, is a small town in southern Peru, where we hopped the border to have lunch and get a Peru passport stamp. I will have to come back to Peru as a lunch trip isn't giving it the justice it deserves! (sorry, not all ... read more
South America » Chile » Arica & Parinacota

Chilean Flag Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
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