Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Mr Sandman, bring me a dream, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Mr Sandman, bring me a dream

A travel blog entry by turnernz

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... (sorry for any SW geeks, not sure of which of the originals this featured in (maybe all of them?)) en route to Arequipa, Peru. There was the usual assortment of people boarding the bus attempting to sell bread, some sort of cooked animal, ice lollies, ...

Family Life in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Family Life in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kdwanderlust

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... but he now has bad knees (ahh, meniscus damage!). In the early morning, it's relatively easy to wind our way through various Arequipa neighborhoods with our running shoes on. A perfect way to explore the city and practice our Spanish. It's been so nice to ...

Day 52 - Arequipa, Peru - Crazy Peruvians, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Day 52 - Arequipa, Peru - Crazy Peruvians

A travel blog entry by neensandpete

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A 5.5 hour flight to Lima from Miami at midnight, followed by a 1.5 hour flight to Arequipa was surprisingly un-painful as we both managed to kip most of the way which is unlike us. We were told our bags would be checked all the way through from Miami to ...

Bare for  vise hvor vi har vaert... #2, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Bare for vise hvor vi har vaert... #2

A travel blog entry by teamlama

Arequipa ...

One Flew Over the Condors Nest, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

One Flew Over the Condors Nest

A travel blog entry by squeak_1912

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... is, but the main towns were swarming with the Fuzz. Still other than the above incident, we have a had a great few days arouind Arequipa. We went on a trek to the Colca Canyon, the 2nd deepest in the world 3 200m. We were going to go by ourselves but ...

Arequipa 28th June 2009, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa 28th June 2009

A travel blog entry by dlz

29th June 2009 With nothing urgent to get up for, we made the most of the first lie in we had in while. We had to check out our room at 11am so we got up at 9am and showered, before packing our bags to leave. We had decided today to visit Santuarios ...

Unconquering Misti Mountain, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Unconquering Misti Mountain

A travel blog entry by tonyc-r

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... will no doubt lure her in to bathe - as they did me on my last trip to these parts. We are currently based in Arequipa, which is our first destination in the Andes Mountains. Our hotel is located in a beautiful valley, surrounded by farms and huge ...

With the Condor in flight, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

With the Condor in flight

A travel blog entry by nial

... . The Santa Catalina Convent is well worth a visit and when the sun sets on the white buildings, it gives them a beautiful glow. Arequipa is also home to Juanita, the perfectly preserved body of a child sacrifice found on a nearby volcano I also took a ...

Arequipan antics, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipan antics

A travel blog entry by alastair6

... to the centre after this and had a bit of a wander, taking lots more photos of the plaza and the buildings nearby. Arequipa's plaza, like many of the central squares we have seen so far, is immaculately-kept, ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by andyecosse

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... a video camera before it leaves and films everyones face. Not sure exactly why they do that but it can't be good. Currently in Arequipa and my altimeter says we are at about 7700 feet, quite a bit higher than Ben Nevis (approx 4400ft). There are some ...

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