Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Arequipa, the White City, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa, the White City

A travel blog entry by intitour


... really extensive Inca and Pre-Inka agricultural terraces, which, once again contrasted dramatically with the surrounding desert.  Arequipa is constantly growing with a current population of over 1 million.  Many of the agricultural terraces have ...

On the Road Again.., Arequipa, Peru travel blog

On the Road Again..

A travel blog entry by chemoejito


... rear tire twitching beneath me. I chuckle to myself and roll off the throttle slightly.We enter the highly congested city of Arequipa, for every 1 personal vehicle on the road I swear there are 15 taxi´s. Just one huge beehive of beeping, buzzing yellow ...

Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by emily26


... up with Jimmy, I had climbed Huayna Potisi with him in La Paz. We went to the market and I ate some lunch. A typical dish from Arequipa. A stuffed pepper with cheese on top. Then a potato cake thing on the side. It was really yummy. I then made a plan to ...

Another enjoyable week teaching, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Another enjoyable week teaching

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

... rather good , fearlessly putting in crunching tackles on the boys. On Friday this week the classroom was closed as it is Arequipa Independence Day , a local holiday and the celebration of the founding of the city of Arequipa on Aug 15th 1540. Most of us ...

Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by al-lucy-lost


... booked an overnight bus to take us to our next destination so we could jump on it when we returned saving us another night in Arequipa. We were initially going to go to Puno on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca, spend a night there and head to Bolivia ...

Casablanca in Columbia?, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Casablanca in Columbia?

A travel blog entry by siwhittaker


... ;to the mountain gods 500 years ago and preserved in the ice until volcanic ash (from the volcano over Arequipa) had started erupting. As the ice had melted the frozen sacrifice had literally rolled down the ...

Arequipa en Machu Picchu, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa en Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by cosavesturtle


... verhaal en Lyndon, mijn huidige reisgenoot. We (deze 'we' ook met Celine en Anne) hadden met zijn vieren de Colca-trak in Arequipa gedaan. Lyndon zat in hetzelfde hostel als ons (Anne, Celine en ik), en had ook tijdgebrek voor een normale tour. Dus hebben ...

Week 4: Cusco, Machu Picchu & Arequipa, Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Week 4: Cusco, Machu Picchu & Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by mitchandsally


... it was for a restaurant, massage, tour, paid photo with old Peruvian women holding lambs or alpacas, shoe cleaning, souvenirs, etc. Arequipa was a 9 hour bus trip south west from Cusco, and is the second largest and second most visited city in Peru. It ...

Peru, day 7, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Peru, day 7

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy


... and sleep. Almost forgot: Peru beat Uruguay in futbol tonight.  When I was walking around everyone was glued to a TV.  When Peru scored, "goooooooooal" could be heard everywhere and the few people not in front of a tv ran to the nearest shop to ...

4900 meter, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

4900 meter

A travel blog entry by south_amerika12


Efter en all nighter paa Perus landeveje ankom vi til Arequipa omkring kl. 7.00 soendag morgen. Foer vi kunne faa lov at forlade bussen, maatte jo erstatte en af busselskabets usle puder, som paa mystisk vis var forsvundet i loebet af natten. Stewardessen ...

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