Tagged: Iquique


Touring South America: Stretching the Days in Iquique

Chapter 8: April 4th, Iquique, Chile. Iquique, Land of Sun and Sea. Unexpectedly gorgeous and a tremendous source of fun times. If I had thought before that Arica was a good place to relax in, Iquique was the non plus ultra. Shortly after arriving I met up with Emily, a friend I made back in Nazca. I was exhausted from having been riding all day and then getting lost in the city but she managed to convince me to come...


Touring South America: Running on Dry

Chapter 7: AprilĀ 1st, Iquique, Chile. Before leaving home my sister had given me a tiny keychain compass. Had it not been for this little compass staring at me as I mistakenly headed east towards Bolivia, I would’ve ended up in San Pedro de Atacama instead of Iquique. After a rightly deserved facepalm, I corrected my course and was back on the road cutting through the desert instead of a lush green valley. The winds seemed stronger than on previous days...