La Tropilla Geoglyphs, Arica

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  • Close and easy access from Arica. To be close to the way it impresses the size and location. Good ride for a morning or an afternoon
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  • You can make out some shapes, but a planted row of cactus stops you from getting within a few hundred feet. If you go, bring binoculars.  more »
  • The geoglyphs of Azapa are located 4 kilometres south-east of Arica are the geoglifos of Azapa. Once more experience in my travels throughout Chile tell me, to not lose the effort and money, it is better to hire the services of a tour guide. Great success, because if you only, most likely not find them. In the sector, which has no signs or visible protection, include two sets of geoglyphs: La Tropilla and Sveto. The Tropilla is a beautiful set of camels headed by two characters with characters "shamanic", which could symbolize the spirits that guide the troop to the coast. Sacred Hill are two anthropomorphic figures, whose meaning is more difficult to determine. As well and all, the trip is worth the time and money invested.
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The city of Arica primarily attracts visitors because of its beaches, although some also pass through on their way to or from other regional destinations. Beachgoers and adventurers alike will find suitable places to stay in Arica. Along the coast, choose from resort-style lodgings and pristine high-rise hotels, jutting out from the main coastal roads. The town center provides hotels and guesthouses ranging from simple to luxurious, with grander options lining the main boulevards and simpler fare dotted along the side streets. For onward travel connections, consider staying by the station or the Pan-American Highway.
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