Arequipa Hostel Tambo Viejo B&B

Avenida Malecon Socabaya 107, Arequipa, Peru | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Guinea pig anyone?

A travel blog entry by gringo_sange

7

... 3 hours in this beautiful complex with its alley ways, boarding rooms used by the nuns and occasional English explanations. Those volcanoes ever present in the background keeping an eye on my every move ... Peace and tranquillity were mine at this place, save for the odd German tourist who tried to bomb my photos ... grrr ...

I left this place because I was hungry. So I headed to the hotel, checked in, got myself sorted and went off in search of food. I can't remember where or ...

The white city of Arequipa

A travel blog entry by alexennis269

12

... of 1997, in which a team uncovered a large array of Inca ceremonial artefacts and the frozen bodies of four children, between the ages of 12 and 16, offered to the gods in sacrifice. Roughly 500 years ago Mount Sabancaya, a volcano 100 km North West of Arequipa, was erupting. The Incas believed that the mountains themselves were alive in the form of Apus (the spirits of the mountain) and interpreted volcanic eruptions as a sign that the gods were angry. Human sacrificial ...

7 Friday Arequipa free day

A travel blog entry by lisaraewyn

35

... after death, the portraits show the people with their eyes closed except for one nun who they found after rigor mortis had set in.
7) The former hospital (with arches over beds) where shrines and artworks are now displayed.
8) Beautiful colourful long streets which are named after Spanish towns, Cordoba, Toledo, Malaga and Seville.
9) We climbed the bell tower (not so spectacular since we just went up to the cathedral one) but see fabulous views of the ...

Nuns 'n' Ice

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

33

... in the site were on display along with the finest alpaca shawl Juanita wore, which now had a hole in it where it ripped after she slipped down the volcano. There were three dolls that were buried with Juanita. Copper, silver and gold dolls, which are offerings to the earth, sky and water and placed in the burial site so the child is not alone going into the next life.

We then got to the final room where Juanita was in a partial foetal position and much smaller than I ...

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This B&B, located on Avenida Malecon Socabaya 107, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, Monasterio de la Recoleta, La Iberica Chocolate Shop, and Sachaca.
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