Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Preparing for family and friends to join the trip, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Preparing for family and friends to join the trip

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... and Vey were already in Cusco and Laura was in Arequipa. In the end, Robin and Vey decided they would spend more days in Arequipa than originally planned; there seemed to be plenty of stuff to do in the area anyway. To make a long story short - Arequipa ...

The (almost) Death Bus, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The (almost) Death Bus

A travel blog entry by maaske

55

... Pichu and is prone to earthquakes (the last was in 2001). We have gone from Belize with high humidy to zero humidity in Arequipa ( apparently it never rains here). We have remained healthy for the most part, other than a few stomach upsets, runny noses ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by coma-weltreise

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... lag. So hautnah haben wir die Kultur der Inkas wohl bisher noch nie zu sehen bekommen. Sehr spannend! Das Highlight unseres Arequipa-Aufenthaltes war jedoch mit Sicherheit der Ausflug in den Cañon del Colca. Weniger lustig waren das Aufstehen um 2 Uhr ...

Arequipa...ummm...nice plaza!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa...ummm...nice plaza!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

After still more bus riding, we finally arrived in Arequipa, described in Lonely Planet as Peru's most stylish city.  Hmmm, it seemed nice enough...but stylish...I'm not sure where that came from.  It does have a lovely big bustling plaza that ...

A princess and a nunnery, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A princess and a nunnery

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

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... did spoil it a little. After wandering around the plaza I did managed to find a good shot though. The Museo Santario Andino in Arequipa is famous as the home of Princess Juanita, an Inca mummy recovered from a nearby mountain top. I was amazed by how ...

Arequipa - Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa - Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by shanem

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Week 11 Jan 12-18 I arrived in Arequipa on Thursday morning after the best bus journey yet. Blankets, a fully reclining seat big enough for an American and even an ¨in-flight¨ meal. You get what you pay for I guess... I spent the day ...

La Mundial, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

La Mundial

A travel blog entry by paul_lawston

... fever, my time here in Peru is nearly at an end and I have to head to Bolivia where the real adventures begin. Tomorrow I'm leaving Arequipa at 7.30 to get to Puno during the day from where I want to see the funerary towers at Sillustani, then it's on to ...

Arequipa (Part 2), Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by stevecarroll

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Feb 26th - Feb 28th. 16hrs from Lima to Arequipa. Feel shit for the first couple of days from travelling. Glad I came back here though because I went to see the Monastario Santa Catalina, a really old and beautiful convent, and Museo Santuarios ...

Big city, Small town & the Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Big city, Small town & the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by cherub94

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From Nasca, it is another night bus to Arequipa, the second largest and most important city in Peru. Guarded by 3 volcanoes (El Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu) all higher than 5500m in altitude, the area is quite a hot spot for tectonic activity. ...

Scaling 6000m mountains, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Scaling 6000m mountains

A travel blog entry by aoifeandtadgh

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... days recovery we got our gear together for the trip up the mountain. We were a bit worried that we hadn`t spent enough time at altitude, Arequipa is only at about 2500m so it wasn`t much help. We were a group of four plus our guide, myself, Tadgh, a swiss ...

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