Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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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 ...

A great restaraunt, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A great restaraunt

A travel blog entry by greg

8

Travel through fertile and arid villages, great coastal views and curious villagers waving, inspiring scenry. Arrive in Areaquipa, a cosmopolitan town dwarved by a volcano "El Misti". Find a great restaraunt "Zig Zags", my meal of Hash Potatoes in ...

frozen sacrifice and a music festival, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

frozen sacrifice and a music festival

A travel blog entry by aimlesswanderer

... one of my favourite things, as u dont really know what the place is like when u arrive late at night, other than intimidating...arequipa turned out to be quite a beautiful city, much like sucre in bolivia...one of the museum highlights of the city is the ...

A bit of sun at last, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A bit of sun at last

A travel blog entry by annaandmike

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... a really nice feel to it – it’s amazing how you can like some places and not others for no real reason. Arequipa has a large main square with a massive cathedral on one side, behind which you can see lots of snow capped mountains. All along ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

7

... onto a tour for the next day straight away.  A three day trek in the Colca Canyon.  Headed out to see some Arequipa sights.  Visited two monasteries, the first of which was home to a cute wee hairless dog called Misty, paid more attention ...

Mummies, convents and crepes!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Mummies, convents and crepes!

A travel blog entry by claireandrob

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... mansions. There are narrow little cobbled streets too which gives the place some character. We spent a lot of our time in Arequipa wandering the town and sampling the cuisine, local and international. The second night we were there we tried Alpaca steak ...

A very happy time in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A very happy time in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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... than a little confusing ... but I will persevere ! Outside of the Spanish and the teaching itīs been a fun social week in Arequipa aswell ... Monday night I had a farewell dinner and few beers with Lotte , my Dutch friend , as she is now leaving Arequipa ...

The White City, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The White City

A travel blog entry by sethandkate

4

Onto another night bus and then to Arequipa which had proved to be very receptive to Hosteltrail.com, with us booked in to write profiles for three very nice places in one city; a record for us. After the last few weeks of legging it around the Andes and ...

The Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by andrea_and_eric

6

... . That morning, they were flying directly above the heads of the tourists - which was a cool, but scary thing to see. After the condor viewing, it was back on the bus and back to Arequipa - only to then catch a night bus to a little town called ...

The Gringo Trail, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The Gringo Trail

A travel blog entry by paraic

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... or on the bus. While in Huachachina, we booked ourselves into a Spanish language school in the city of Arequipa, apparently the 2nd largest city in Peru (a title it competes for with Trujillo). The school was based in the Hotel Casa de Avilla with ...

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