Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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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 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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... even more stunning. But there is an extreme amount of poverty despite their having a relatively strong surrency & a very rich upper class. Arequipa is also a great city, very pretty with the mountain views in the background. Met a very odd (but nice) ...

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 ...

Con un año mas!, Desde Arequipa al Cañon con un año mas!, Peru travel blog

Con un año mas!

A travel blog entry by ladypau

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... a internet o señal de celular (Cosa terrible para mi, como ya saben) les cuento un poco sobre estos ultimos dias. Arequipa es una mini ciudad colonial muy pintoresca. Ahi en realidad aproveche para trabajar un poco en la compu y caminar un poco. ...

going for the burn, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

going for the burn

A travel blog entry by lynneanddave

After a couple of false starts we are off at 3.30 amm trekking through the second deepest canyon in the world who do we think we are? well it was nice knowingyou all ...

Dernier jour a Arequipa, Arequpa, Peru travel blog

Dernier jour a Arequipa

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

Apres le petit dejeuner, nous partons visiter la Casa Moral, une demeure coloniale construite en 1730 et aujourd'hui propriete de la BCP (banque du Perou). On peut visiter les differentes salles conservant leurs mobiliers, plutot surprenant. Aussi une ...

Meandering through town, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Meandering through town

A travel blog entry by sebou

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Went around town, went to see the catholic university museum of Santa Catalina. Said hi to Juliaca a 500 year old corpse preserved by the moutain glaciers, discovered 15 years ago after a nearby eruption melted the ice and laid the corpse bare on the ...

Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by amydavid

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After an overnight bus trip we arrived and in Arequipa and went straight to meet our tour group and went to the Colca Canyon which is the second deepest canyon in the world - the deepest one is beside it and is only 163 meters deeper. The canyon ...

Monasterios y Masajes, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Monasterios y Masajes

A travel blog entry by gypsyslice

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... I had learned! By then it was almost 2pm and I was famished. I decided that since it was my last full day in Arequipa, I would revisit my favorite restaurant on my list! It´s a Peruvian restaurant called Ary Quipay (the Quechua phrase that gave this ...

Back in Arequipa!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Back in Arequipa!

A travel blog entry by andygarland

... ;!!  Just another day in Peru!!  This is not the place to be for a lie in!! Then, yesterday, we headed back to Arequipa, stopping in a GORGEOUS hot springs, on the way!  It has an outdoor pool, fed by the hot spring water...  And it ...

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