Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Arequipa (Colca Valley), Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa (Colca Valley)

A travel blog entry by felicityb

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Lady of the Lake, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Lady of the Lake

A travel blog entry by lallie

 We arrived in Puno in the late afternoon and booked our 2 day tour to the islands of Lake Titicaca. We went out for supper in the evening and settled for an early night.  At 7.40 the next morning we were picked up and taken to the port ...

The Naughty Nun's of Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The Naughty Nun's of Arequipa

A travel blog entry by lozhan

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... us avocado and bread for our breakfast on the bus...scoring a big browny point from us! But the white walls of Arequipa on arrival made everything peachy. Our accommodation is stunning...we can lie in bed looking out of our beautiful balcony listening to ...

Ziek in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Ziek in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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Na ons avontuur in Machu Picchu zijn we doorgereisd naar Arequipa, vrij grote stad, druk en lawaaierig als alle andere in Peru. We zijn daar vroeg in de ochtend aangekomen en hebben er ontbeten. Dat bleek 's avonds laat geen goede zet geweest te zijn. ...

Beautiful monastery and marvellous meaty dinner, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Beautiful monastery and marvellous meaty dinner

A travel blog entry by hansieryder

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It was lovely to be back in my nice hotel last night. I gave the breakfast chef a tip today despite the cheese omelette/chicken sandwich mixup. He has done a good job throughout my stay really. He was very pleased. I went to the Monasterio of Santa ...

We find God in Arequipà, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

We find God in Arequipà

A travel blog entry by ianbaker1967

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... will happen here. No schools as the teachers are on strike. No transport because of the strike. Roads blocked to Cusco from Arequipa/Puno becuase of contaminated water form the mining companies Something is wrong here, very wrong, in the way of live, ...

Cruising with the condors, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Cruising with the condors

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... Peruvian bus, no toilet , bus it was only 6 hours or so before we arrived into the city of Arequipa. Arequipa is one of the biggest cities in Peru, it is very beautfiul with a great deal of Spanish colonial archicecture in the city centre, which has been ...

Reunion!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Reunion!

A travel blog entry by ownio

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Something that was on my original plan of things to see and do in Peru was Arequipa, in southern Peru. It's the second largest city in Peru, after Lima, and boasts some superb white colonial buildings in the central square of Plaza del Armas. But when ...

Sprachrundreise durch Peru, Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sprachrundreise durch Peru

A travel blog entry by helautotheworld

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... Kraechzen von sich gab. Arequipa 07.01.07:   Mal wieder steigen wir ins Flugzeug und auf geht's nach Arequipa. Bei unserer Gastfamilie angekommen werden wir direkt sehr herzlich von Nancy und Jesus aufgenommen. Das antike Haus mit einem sehr ...

Reposante Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Reposante Arequipa

A travel blog entry by sebou

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Arrivée a Arequipa le lundi 7 décembre a 6h du mat´apres une nuit courte dans un bus - 4 voisins machos et bruyant, et des odeurs de pieds pires qu´une fin de journée dans un chalet de montagne... Visite en matinée du musée ou se trouve la momie ...

Condor watching, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Condor watching

A travel blog entry by gemsmith

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jour J....SNIFF........, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

jour J....SNIFF........

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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... notre ptite pepsouille toute seule...le coeur gros comme une papas,mas pas de larme... premiere etape de notre trajet de retour : arequipa lima, les paysages vus davion sont superbes et ca donne encore moins envie de partir, viva el peru ! arrive a lima, ...

A Walk through Time, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A Walk through Time

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... The flight was uneventful, with the usual stupendous views over the snowy Andes through the left-hand windows.   Arequipa looks enormous from the air. The last time I was here was 40 years ago when the population ...

Arequipa et le cañon de Colca, Aréquipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa et le cañon de Colca

A travel blog entry by apsara22

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... Arequipa en une journée, avec un bref arrêt à Puno : douze heures de bus, sur d´assez bonnes routes, toutefois. Arequipa est une très belle ville coloniale, dominée par le volcan Misti, dont la forme parfaitement conique rappelle le Fujiyama, ...

The Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by sranmal

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... of one of the Toy Story films on the TV screens in the morning and the stale cheese roll and piece of cake for breakfast. Arequipa is Peru's second biggest city with a population of ~800,000 at an altitude of 2,380m. It stands at the base of El Misti ...

Back to Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Back to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... busy indeed. We take the opportunity of stocking up on presents for friends and family.   The main street of Arequipa is narrow and not impressive as shopping streets go. Nevertheless Miryam finds a nice department store, and ...

"Aaaaaah Dinamarca!" + "You're funny..."

A travel blog entry by andersogjohan

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... . Heldigvis vaagnede Joeden op i hans helt normale facon. Efter et tre timers trek - delvist i moerke - blev vi fragtet tilbage til Arequipa i en bus og aftalte med vores trekking gruppe, at vi skulle i byen med dem om aftenen.  Pga. vores fortsatte ...

Arequipa & Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa & Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by easton-martin

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... as the Grand Canyon ... bet the yanks hate that fact!!! Its a volcanic area, some still active with snow on the tops of them. Arequipa is known as the White City, partly from the silliar stone used and because it was buried under ash. Had a walk ( yes my ...

Last city in Peru before Chile, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Last city in Peru before Chile

A travel blog entry by timtravels

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... to recover and be ready for our next trip. The next one we decided to do was Misti Volcano. This was a 5900m volcano close to Arequipa that could be climbed in 2 days. So Rene, Amanda (an american girl from our hostel), and I signed up for it and left ...

Cañon Del Colca,Chivay,Cruz Del Condor and Coca, Arequipa and Chivay, Peru travel blog

Cañon Del Colca,Chivay,Cruz Del Condor and Coca

A travel blog entry by eknoll

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... town of Chivay.    During our 4 hour drive through the highlands, our guide Percy gave us alot of information about Arequipa, Peru and the Colca Canyon.  He was very knowledgeable.  He told us how the city of Arequipa and the ...

2 of Peru with the wonderful Kirsty, Lima and Arequipa, Peru travel blog

2 of Peru with the wonderful Kirsty

A travel blog entry by wardonkey

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Met up with Kirsty at last in Lima, and left straight away for Arequipa for trekking (or more accurately bus sitting), and protest ...

Cultural Learnings of La Republica del Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Cultural Learnings of La Republica del Peru

A travel blog entry by damiankeating

The following is useful to know about Peru 1 - If you need a crap or are a girl then you need to bring your own toilet paper. 2 - If you need a crap or are a girl then you need to bring your own toilet seat, although this will be of little use the ...

Camana - Beach in South Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Camana - Beach in South Peru

A travel blog entry by kianj

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... in Chicken shite. It felt like bit of a zoo sometimes because of so many animals roaming free - Peacocks, Limas, Monkeys and Parrots. Camana is a the number 1 weekend destination for people from arequipa - great nightlife and beaches that are miles ...

Colca Canyons, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyons

A travel blog entry by amykomorowski

... between condors and any other bird.  The rest of the sites we saw on the tour were just really dreary and brown.  Arequipa the town, super fun. Colca Canyons, for me, was a skip.  Amazing Hostel really was amazing and let me hang out for a ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by jorgen_anne

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... us who shouted out. This was hilarious! They are very passionate about politics here, don´t know why, they´re all corrupt. Arequipa is famous for its (blindly) white buildings made from some kind of volcanic ash rock. Unfortunately, we didn´t get a ...

Dusty - Part Trois, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Dusty - Part Trois

A travel blog entry by livtajim

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... those on our trek who were heading to Puno.  After saying goodbye to our new buddies, we continued our journey back to Arequipa, ariving there at about 5pm.  At this stage, Olivia had a bad headache and was feeling pretty ill (probably due to ...

Final Days in Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Final Days in Peru

A travel blog entry by dan_the_man

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... be Tony and Helen from my Inca trail group, which was a cool surprise. Today and yesterday have mostly been spent wandering Arequipa. Yesterday I stumbled across a big food and music festival which was cool. Today, because I´ve been so stingy with food ...

´Treking Friend!´ :D, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

´Treking Friend!´ :D

A travel blog entry by interwebme

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... ourselves in the middle of the desert and away from civalisation again in the canyon town of Cananaconde 6 hours north of Arequipa. This is Canyon Country. After good food and much help from our host at Pashamamas Hostel we set of ...

Eating like a local, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Eating like a local

A travel blog entry by hansieryder

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Having slept well, I went for breakfast about half past eight, still used to waking up early. This is not about to change in the next day or so as I am off on a tour tomorrow! Breakfast was great: fresh fruit salad with yogurt, omelette or other eggs, ...

Saints and Maidens, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Saints and Maidens

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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... place, Zig Zag, which should be very good. This was confirmed by Tripadvisor, where it was ranked as the best restaurant in Arequipa (although the most recent entry was by a couple, who were violenty robbed in a taxi when leaving the restaurant). At least ...

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