Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by jorgen_anne

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... us who shouted out. This was hilarious! They are very passionate about politics here, don´t know why, they´re all corrupt. Arequipa is famous for its (blindly) white buildings made from some kind of volcanic ash rock. Unfortunately, we didn´t get a ...

Dusty - Part Trois, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Dusty - Part Trois

A travel blog entry by livtajim

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... those on our trek who were heading to Puno.  After saying goodbye to our new buddies, we continued our journey back to Arequipa, ariving there at about 5pm.  At this stage, Olivia had a bad headache and was feeling pretty ill (probably due to ...

Final Days in Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Final Days in Peru

A travel blog entry by dan_the_man

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... be Tony and Helen from my Inca trail group, which was a cool surprise. Today and yesterday have mostly been spent wandering Arequipa. Yesterday I stumbled across a big food and music festival which was cool. Today, because I´ve been so stingy with food ...

´Treking Friend!´ :D, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

´Treking Friend!´ :D

A travel blog entry by interwebme

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... ourselves in the middle of the desert and away from civalisation again in the canyon town of Cananaconde 6 hours north of Arequipa. This is Canyon Country. After good food and much help from our host at Pashamamas Hostel we set of ...

Eating like a local, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Eating like a local

A travel blog entry by hansieryder

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Having slept well, I went for breakfast about half past eight, still used to waking up early. This is not about to change in the next day or so as I am off on a tour tomorrow! Breakfast was great: fresh fruit salad with yogurt, omelette or other eggs, ...

Saints and Maidens, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Saints and Maidens

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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... place, Zig Zag, which should be very good. This was confirmed by Tripadvisor, where it was ranked as the best restaurant in Arequipa (although the most recent entry was by a couple, who were violenty robbed in a taxi when leaving the restaurant). At least ...

The White City, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The White City

A travel blog entry by incajac

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... the city are made of a local white stone called sillar. With its colonial architecture and its location at the foot of enormous volcanoes, Arequipa is probably the most beautiful city I have seen yet in South America. After finding a room at a hostel, I ...

Bus qd tu nous tiens !, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Bus qd tu nous tiens !

A travel blog entry by germilie

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... retrouve avec un groupe de d'étudiants français pour passer la frontière avant de nous séparer en 2 bus. Nous prenons la route vers Arequipa qui possède un climat plutôt agréable à 2 400m. Après 7 H de bus nous y arrivons. Nous logeons à ...

Show me the way to Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Show me the way to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by damiankeating

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... a porn channel (it hasn´t before or since) so maybe they thought this was some sort of recompense. Arequipa is the seconod city of Peru and a busy place with a lovely old colonial centre which is called the cuidad blanca because its all built of a ...

Areiquipa and Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Areiquipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by billyandtrav

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... we ditched in and headed straight to one of the georgous cake shops for some real food. We spent our few days in Arequipa just wandering around, lunching and visiting a few of the sights. The Monestry which is actually a nunnery, was pretty impressive. ...

Mas Arequipa! And no mas Lima!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Mas Arequipa! And no mas Lima!

A travel blog entry by rosieposie11

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... it! After that I changed clothes and went for about a 2 hour roundtrip walk to Yanahuara (which is a quieter neighborhood of Arequipa) to a lookout spot! Got some great views of the Volcanoes (El Misti and Chachani) along with the city itself. ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by emmawinslade

Arequipa is possibly the most beautiful city I visited in Peru. The drive was a lot of fun, we sang and danced and I have a new love for passion fruit. It's my new favourite fruit, which is a bit annoying as it's so expensive in England and hard to get a ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by mariaandeva

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... bona nit! 12.11.2008 Wir stehen gegen 7.30 Uhr auf, gehen fruehstuecken und buchen dann die Busfahrt fuer Freitag von Arequipa nach Tacna. Unser Peruaufenthalt geht langsam dem Ende entgegen. Anschliessend geht es zu Fedex, um ein Paket mit unseren ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by waldo

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... znaju engleski, ali sretni smo sto smo ovdje. Umorni jesmo, ali nema smisla gubiti vrijeme spavajući - idemo u setnju gradom. Arequipa također odusevljava. Nema straćara i razvaljotina, ulice vrve turistima, tu je i klasični ...

Peru: Arequipa-Lima-Mancora, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Peru: Arequipa-Lima-Mancora

A travel blog entry by becs

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... the Cordillera Blanca are even more stunning. But there is an extreme amount of poverty despite Peru having a relatively strong surrency and a very rich upper class. Arequipa is also a great city, very pretty with the mountain views in the background. ...

colca canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

colca canyon

A travel blog entry by adsrobjim

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ad: well in the last few days weve done a few random things in arequipa. first we went to a museum, yeah, another one (strictly culture is our middle name), and visited a girl called juanita, she is a 500 yeah old ice mummy, that was found on top of ...

Adventures from the white city!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Adventures from the white city!

A travel blog entry by ciaradoonerush

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... Nikki and Frenchie were both u for hiking the Colca Canyon - the second deepest canyon in the world and relatively close to Arequipa. After several hours of stressful deliberation I decided to opt out as it was just too much after the Inca trail. So ...

Canyon Country - Off to see the Condor, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Canyon Country - Off to see the Condor

A travel blog entry by richymariner

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... canyon - again, thanks wikipedia!) really couldn´t be missed so I dragged Gary and Andy along for a ride to Arequipa in southern Peru. Arequipa is great, especially the architecture in the central square (its all white and is dominated by a massive ...

Arequipa - on the way to the land of the Inca's, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa - on the way to the land of the Inca's

A travel blog entry by nicpam

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... the bends started so did the swaying particularly on the top deck  After leaving Nazca at 11.30pm we arrived in Arequipa at about 7.30am, taxied to the hotel and grabbed some decent breakfast. The city itself is beautiful but the most important ...

Ballade a Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Ballade a Arequipa

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Lucie se leve tot pour utiliser internet mais il y a une coupure generale de telephone toute la matinee. On se ballade en ville puis allons voir le mercado central. Cet immense marche est decoupe en categories (fruits, legumes, poissons, viandes, ...

what doesn´t kill you makes you stronger !!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

what doesn´t kill you makes you stronger !!

A travel blog entry by pennyvos

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... nbsp;                      Arequipa is lovely with beautiful architecture, great restaurants and hostels except of course for the one we stayed in for the ...

Through the Altiplano, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Through the Altiplano

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... driver and companion for the next two days, and an excellent driver he is too.   The road out of Arequipa passes the deprived pueblos jovenes (young towns) which surround most Peruvian cities. This is where the rural immigrants ...

Canion del Colca, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Canion del Colca

A travel blog entry by carolgaudio

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... está viajando pela America do Sul DE BIKE há 5 anos!!! CREIZE! Claro que também tiramos fotos com ele...... despues voltamos a Arequipa e fomos num barzinho que fica no terceiro andar de um restaurante da Plaza de Armas que dá uma vista linda da ...

The volcano, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The volcano

A travel blog entry by translucent

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Arequipa, 'la ciudad blanca', is very far away if you travel by bus, and is situated 2400 metres above the sea level, which is a bit high if you are approaching it from the coast. The Carretera Panamericana gets quite dangerous at times, and I don't ...

Turning a page, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Turning a page

A travel blog entry by hsb

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... case, Chrissie and Daz should feel very proud of what they have accomplished in their six-month tenure here in Arequipa. The children of both schools, along with the teachers, organized farewell events on Thursday and Friday respectively, and Chrissie ...

Colca Canyon - Cruz del Condor, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon - Cruz del Condor

A travel blog entry by tchodson

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... there was less chance to see the condors the next morning. But we did manage a glimpse of them from a distance. It was, nevertheless, a worthwhile journey only to experience the beauty of the Andes. So we were back in Arequipa the following ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by tchodson

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Wednesday 1st March After 11 hours journey by bus, we arrived at Arequipa at 8.30am. Despite the equivalent of ´BA flat bed´it was very hard to get some sleep. Nearly the whole journey was on a very winding road up and down the mountains. Arequipa ...

In der weissen Stadt Perus - Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

In der weissen Stadt Perus - Arequipa

A travel blog entry by gutti

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... auf Grund des noch vorhandenen Durchfalls auf eine Blasenentleerung verzichten um einer gleichzeitigen (ungewollten) Darmentleerung vorzubeugen. In Arequipa angekommen wurde uns bald klar aus welchem Grund die Stadt den ...

Meeting my homestay family, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Meeting my homestay family

A travel blog entry by lydiafaye

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I will be staying with a woman, Elizabeth, who has four sons. Two of them live in San Francisco (who would have guessed?) and one is married and lives nearby. Her youngest son, Andres, came with her to get me. Elizabeth has four rooms upstairs that she ...

Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by kevandjen

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We caught an overheated overnight bus from Cusco to Arequipa in the south of Peru. Arriving at 7am with no accommodation booked, we caught a taxi to where we thought our best option would be. The taxi driver took us to a few places before we found a small ...

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