Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Monestry for rich nuns, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Monestry for rich nuns

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

Occupying  a hugh block in Arequipa is the 400 year old Monestry of Saint Catalina which was founded for girls from rich Spanish families. The girls entered at the age of 14 and brought with them their servants who would do the cooking and the ...

Arequipa, le condor et les lève tôt, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa, le condor et les lève tôt

A travel blog entry by slakados

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... autour) est superbe et tout se fait à pied. Quand on monte sur les toits, la vue est d'autant plus belle qu'Arequipa à été construite aux pieds du Misti, volcan culminant à 5825m. La plupart des bâtiments ont été ...

Climbing Misti - A 5825 meter high volcano, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Climbing Misti - A 5825 meter high volcano

A travel blog entry by brad2512

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... for another 20 minutes followed by a 30 minute walk back to our starting point where our 4WD was waiting to return us to Arequipa. I'd managed to hold off from throwing up throughout the climb though this kind of adventure is not easy; we were told that ...

Earth tremour in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Earth tremour in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... country and the economic situation. I discovered that there is some tension between certain sections of the community in Peru which is not obvious to me before. I am enjoying Arequipa and have seen some of the city from the top of the open top bus. I have ...

Arequipa (Colca Canyon and the Condors), Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa (Colca Canyon and the Condors)

A travel blog entry by oliver_mieke

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... and saw a group of 4 or 5 circling close to each other.  It was another long day for us and a very quite stop in Arequipa.  We had to set off the same evening and packed our bags for our 8pm bus on-wards to Cusco.  Mieke and ...

So long Cusco, it's been great, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

So long Cusco, it's been great

A travel blog entry by redkeels

... not feel ill. We said our goodbyes to Becky and say her off into the taxi and now we are sat waiting in the hostel for 8 pm to come round so we can jump on our bus and have a wonderful 10 hour journey to Arequipa. Let's see what joys this town will ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by cat2222

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Got the night bus from hell to Arequipa......there was a stike of some sort in a village between Cusco and Arequipa and they'd built a road block so the bus had to go a different route via unpaved and dangerous roads. I had paid for a posh bus, but ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

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We were up quite early out of choice because we only had one full day in this city. We had breakfast and then went on an open top bus tour as we found this was the best way to see everything in such a short space of time. It was a good tour and the guide ...

Arequipa + Colca Valley, 4-7 Nov 2008, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa + Colca Valley, 4-7 Nov 2008

A travel blog entry by aandl

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... from Cusco to Arequipa, although only 800 metres, made all the difference. We felt much better and lively to check out Arequipa. Its a pleasant place with a really attractive central Plaza de Armas - a cathedral taking the whole of  the northern ...

10 Blisters & 1 Lost in Action Little Toe Nail!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

10 Blisters & 1 Lost in Action Little Toe Nail!

A travel blog entry by jmc1

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...  hitting my head on extremely low doorways (breaking my glasses) and generally just enjoying the tranquil setting! The area around Arequipa is quite renowned for being good for hiking, so whilst here I took two such excursions.   The first ...

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