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Roadworks on the way to Arica  
   

Roadworks on the way to Arica

Northern Chile and the Bolivian Salt Flats

February 22nd 2013
Wednesday 13/02/2013 – The weather in Arica last night and today was perfect, that nice temperature where you can walk around in shorts and t-shirt without worrying about getting sun burnt or getting too cool. With grim determination, we left town at about 9am and rode along the coast with the ever present northern Chilean desert and sand dunes surrounding us. Today’s journey was interposed ... read more
South America » Chile » Antofagasta Region » San Pedro de Atacama

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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Tot: 2.327s; Tpl: 0.035s; cc: 16; qc: 68; dbt: 0.0637s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.6mb