Address: From Aeropuerto Internacional Chacalluta in Arica, Chile, this place is about 14 miles (22 km). I believe it doesn’t have an exact address, but Morro de Arica is visible from everywhere in town. This rusty-colored giant rock is Arica’s most distinguishing feature. I walked to the top from near the end of Colón; it […]

Address: From Aeropuerto Internacional Chacalluta in Arica, Chile, this place is about 116 miles (187 km), which takes about 3 hours by car. From Putre (capital of Parinacota Province), about 36 miles (58 km). Tour: When I arrived by bus in Arica from Tacna, Perú, I knew I wanted to visit Lago Chungará, but I […]

Address: From Aeropuerto Internacional Chacalluta in Arica, Chile, downtown Arica is about 14 miles (22 km). However, I was coming from Tacna (Peru’s southernmost city), and so I took a colectivo. The fare was 20 soles (about U.S. $6). Had I taken the bus, it would have cost me 12 soles (U.S. $4). The colectivo […]

Address: This place is accessible only by boat. It is about 22 miles (35 km) from Iquitos. (Iquitos is about 2 hours by plane from Lima, Peru.) From where the boat docked on the Amazon River, I walked for less than half an hour to reach this community. During my stay in the Amazon, I […]

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