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Mar 17, 2005 - Antofogasta and its Stupid Transportation System!

I think that the only reason we went to Antofogasta was to see Monumento Natural La Portada, a stack of marine sediments, which have been eroded into a natural arch by the ocean. Its a very popular destination and probably the most visited in all of Norte Grande. Not only did we spend an extremely long time looking for a hostal the night before, but we spent about four hours trying to find the right bus that would take us to the monument, the road to the monument or even the airport, which was a little further away...ANYWHERE! I guess there...

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Oct 29, 2004 - Antofagasta

Day 1 Leaving dusty San Pedro behind us, the bus journey took us through miles and miles of endless desert! Everytime we looked out of the window it was the same... more desert sand dunes! Nothing to see here! This being our first experience of Chilean long distance buses, the bus & service was fantastic and we arrived in Antofagasta bang on time! Take note national express! Antofagasta sat on the coastal plains nestled in front of a similarly named mountain range. It was hot, dry and could hardly be accused of being dusty compared with San...

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