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From a distance, Pica appears to be a mirage. This oasis cut from the gray and brown sand of the Atacama Desert is known for its fruit—the limes used to make pisco sours are grown here. A hint of citrus hangs in the air, because the town's chief pleasure is sitting in the Plaza de Armas and sipping a jugo natural, fresh-squeezed juice of almost any fruit imaginable, including mangoes, oranges, pears,
and grapes. You can buy a bag of any of those from a vendor for the bus trip back to Iquique.
Antofagasta is the most important—and the richest—city in El Norte Grande. It was part of Bolivia until 1879, when it was annexed by Chile in...
Arica boasts that it is "the land of the eternal spring," but its temperate climate and beaches are not the only reason to visit this small...