Hotel Casona Solar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Casona Solar Arequipa
Awesome huge room which resembles something we would see in Old Montreal or in France if it were smaller. It seems that the stone walls are over a meter thick, like some old fortress.
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... more civilised than Bolivia, even after just a few minutes there, you could tell it was different. We essentially killed time by eating, drinking (not that kind of drinking...!), visiting a massive and impressive supermarket, a few markets and an Internet cafe where the Swedes skyped their loved ones and I uploaded photos from my camera to the internet... So time not completely wasted! Oh, and also... I enjoyed probably one of my favourite meals of our travels so ...
... the house they lived in stayed in the family and was often occupied by a niece. The life expectancy of nuns was about 80 years, which was twice that of their mothers and sisters who remained outside the convent. I'm glad we had a guide as I think we would have gotten lost otherwise and missed a few of the key places. It really is like a city, with streets and houses. We saw the old hospital and the dining room. At its height, there were about 2,000 nuns living ...
... area for the citizens of this beautiful city. Arequipa is an Unesco World Heritage site and boast some beautiful religious sites. The La Compania Church, a church of the Jesuit Order, is elaborately carved from the soft volcanic sillar stone. Built in the 15th century, Santa Catalina Monastery is a 65,000 square foot city within the city. We explore the countless narrow alleys, squares and rooms painted in brilliant ...
... or go somewhere remotely under lit you will be relieved of all your possessions. As it turned out we were fine and managed to check into our hostel unmolested.
That afternoon we did a good walking tour and learned some Peruvian history, it was interesting and Arequipa is a nice city with cobbled streets and is known as they gateway to the Colca canyon. We had looked at doing Colca and but after a few people gave us the 'you could probably skip it' line we thought we ...
... though... Alexandra took one got the team and did the limbo "how low can you go round"... Pulling her hip in the process. Not only did we not get any points but pure Alexandra was in agony only a day or so before a 3 day trek. Going off to bed to rest up we went around the corner to Arequipa's best bar, and soon realised the night was dead. I hung around in the bar watching TV for a short time (the bar was "that" good) and the others headed off to a liquor store... ...