Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Arequipa best town ...

Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by jaycara

Today we went on a 2 day/1 night trip to Colca Canyon (the deepest canyon in the world). We arrived in the village of Chivay where we were staying the night and went out to the hot springs. The springs were really hot (and smelt of Sulphur!) so we stuck ...

Photo gallery special, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Photo gallery special

A travel blog entry by waldo

Najavio sam ranije da ću objaviti nekoliko tematskih foto-albumčića. Taj posao je ipak obavio Mario (Hvala Direktore!), pa ću ja ovdje samo prenijeti linkove na njegov site. 1. Hrana - definitivno na prvom mjestu, "tema" koja ...

Soaring with the condors, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Soaring with the condors

A travel blog entry by jled

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From Puno we took a long, hot, over-priced bus to Arequipa. Arriving at the bus terminal we hoped in a taxi and told him which hostel we wanted to visited, which was greeted with a surprised "why?" We explained that it was cheap, to which he asked our ...

Entering the familiar unknown, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Entering the familiar unknown

A travel blog entry by kazntrsawsmadvn

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... was beginning to feel like the South America that you might picture in your head long before even setting foot here. Onwards to Arequipa took us through valleys in the ever present Andes but around here it isn't your glamourous snowcaps and forests. Here, ...

Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

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Het reizen is niet altijd een pretje, we moesten al om 5 uur opstaan afgelopen woensdag, om de bus publico (openbare bus) (- inderdaad een kippenbus Emma!)naar Colca Canyon te nemen. De enige luxe in deze bussen is de DVD speler die de hele rit luide ...

Ice Princess, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Ice Princess

A travel blog entry by livtajim

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... . We settled on a three day trekking tour. Decided it had to be good practice for the looming Inca Trail. We wandered around Arequipa which is Peruīs second largest city (about 800,000 people) and it is really pretty. The city is surrounded by mountains. ...

Something to write home about, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Something to write home about

A travel blog entry by colleensouness

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... trying to do this yourself).  So we have seen the Condor and were not disappointed. Weīre now in Arequipa, at a much more decent altitude. Arequipa was founded by the Spanish back in the day, so again the architecture in the ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kianj

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The City of cultre, ancient history, Eartquakes, 360 days of sunshine and great ...

Around Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Around Arequipa

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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The night bus brought us to Arequipa early on Saturday morning.  It was an interesting experience, the seats went right back but the mountain roads were very twisty and we were woken up by Michael Jackson videos and a mouldy ham roll at 5:30am! ...

Pleather lingerie & bloody goat heads, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Pleather lingerie & bloody goat heads

A travel blog entry by lrm2164

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... the Museum of Andean Sanctuaries (AKA the frozen mummy Juanita museum), gorging on fabulous food (Arequipa is the culinary capital of Peru, after all!) and planning trips with some new friends.    This past week I have ...

Frozen Mummies and Naughty Nuns, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Frozen Mummies and Naughty Nuns

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... let you all know that Christmas is over! YES!!!!  Itīs official!  Twelfth night was definitely marked here in Arequipa: as we stood on a corner yesterday afternoon, consulting our map, the quiet cobbled street was suddenly ...

Arequipa, Colca Canyon and Condors, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa, Colca Canyon and Condors

A travel blog entry by amaway

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... are some pictures (when published) which is why I mention it but the main part of this section is that we went to Arequipa and then to Colca Canyon to see condors. Arequipa is a very beautiful city. The main square is pleasantly colonnaded and the people ...

Karaoke, Spanish Bingo and Diarrhea-what a combo!, Arequipa to Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Karaoke, Spanish Bingo and Diarrhea-what a combo!

A travel blog entry by eknoll

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So today we spent the day just wondering around Arequipa on our own.  We had some time to spend before we had to catch our 9 hour night bus to Cuzco.  This city is always bustling, tons of people walking around on the streets, local buses ...

The White City, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

The White City

A travel blog entry by markandrebecca

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... from swimming in the English Channel! Supper was another barbecue of steak marinated in coca cola! Then it was up to Arequipa leaving sea level behind. It is a stunning city with a backdrop of volcanoes. An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter ...

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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... sacrifice. The Incas thought the gods were angry so they sacrificed 3 girls and 1 boy to satisfy the gods. After spending a night in Arequipa, we jumped on a bus and made our way to the Colca Canyons. It was pretty amazing. We stayed for a night in a ...

homesick to Huaraz, but made it to Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

homesick to Huaraz, but made it to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by monig

... and sunbathe after the colder temperatures. Then took the nightbus to Arequipa, where I got this morning. Arequipa is a nice city... think the 2nd biggest in Peru, very colonial and modern.... almost got a European feel to it (which is probably why I ...

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by huntingaurochs

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... stayed in a private room in a youth hostel in Arequipa run by a charming Spanish man who couldn't speak any English. Bascially in Arequipa city we spent our time visiting local churches, cathedrals and convents - this seems to be the thing to do in this ...

Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by arnykim

I only got to spend one day in the actual city of Arequipa, but what little I saw was nonetheless worth seeing. I stayed at "Home Sweet Home," a friendly place though a bit far from the central plaza.  My first stop was the Museo Santury, where ...

A Catholic Monastery and an Inca Mummy, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A Catholic Monastery and an Inca Mummy

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... that the tour had skipped over. I was also able to climb partway up the roof of the church to admire the view over Arequipa and its surrounding volcanos. Following my visit to the monastery I returned to the hostel. Along the way I picked up a Peruvian ...

Arequipa II, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa II

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

... really looking forward to dinner back in Arequipa, as we had a table booked at Chicha, the restaurant of Gaston Acurio in Arequipa (or so we thought).  Gaston Acurio is the most famous chef in Peru, who is responsible for the amazing renaissance in ...

Caņon del Colca, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Caņon del Colca

A travel blog entry by zbiki

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Pobudka o 2:00 w nocy i juz po 17 minutach przyjechal po nas organizator wycieczki obalajac mit o spoznialskich latynosach:) Bylo tak zimno, ze w busie musielismy przykryc sie kocami (mimo cieplej kurtki i polaru). Na gorze w miejscowosci Chivay ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Perú travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by nacho.borda

... Despues de la despedida increible que me hizo Bolivia con la hermosa Copacabana y la Isla Del Sol, pase la frontera a Peru, el primer destino era Arequipa, sabiendo que era mas Ciudad llegamos con Seba, de noche.... A simple vista ya me di cuenta que era ...

El Misti - dan 2. -

El Misti - dan 2. - "One big sandy mistake"

A travel blog entry by waldo

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02:40 - oblačim navlačne hlače, jaknu, rukavice, i izlazim iz satora. Unutrasnja stijenka satora je smrznuta. Nebo posuto zvijezdama, kao na filmu. Ugodno iznenađenje je činjenica da je Carlos već budan i čaj se ...

Bye bye Bolivia, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Bye bye Bolivia

A travel blog entry by encarnizado

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... es wohl so kein zweites Mal gibt. Und wie immer gilt: Wieder mal viel zu wenig Zeit gehabt ;) Nun bin ich in Arequipa angekommen, die weisse Stadt oder auch "Die Stadt des ewigen Fruehlings". Super Wetter, endlich wirds wieder waermer und der Ozean ist ...

Colca Canyon Classic, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon Classic

A travel blog entry by troispistoles

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... ! I tried some local food, and even if I wasn't sure of the origin of the meat, it tasted good. We arrived in Arequipa, a really nice city! We found a nice hostel straight away for like 10$ for a double bed with breakfast. We walked around the city, ...

Arequipa city tour, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa city tour

A travel blog entry by waldo

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Santa Catalina i Santa Teresa - to dvoje je bilo dovoljno da nas dokrajči danas. Radi se o samostanima: Santa Catalina - Dominikanke, Santa Teresa - Karmelićanke. U faktografiju se sada neću upustati - evo nesto linkova: ...

Arequipa, Colca Canyon and Cruz Del Condor, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa, Colca Canyon and Cruz Del Condor

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

Arequipa was where our flight took us, it was the second biggest city in Peru. With all it's white buildings and the 6,000m volcanoes of Chachani, El Misti and Picchu Picchu at a backdrop it certainly made a beautiful city. From here we booked a 2 day ...

Frozen mummy and the colca canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Frozen mummy and the colca canyon

A travel blog entry by smee_elaine

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... .  We got to see numerous nunīs rooms, some of which were very grand, and kitchens as well as several chapels. After Arequipa we had an overnight drive to the Colca Canyon.  It didn't really look ike a canyon to me though, more like a ...

Mancora to Arequipa, Mancora to Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Mancora to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by jeff~leslie

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... at sunset, surfing, kokadas(fried coconut...had to try it once)...Sounds like this is an online dating ad. Anyway, we are headed to Arequipa today on a bus. The first leg 18 hour leg will take us to Lima where we will have a 5 hour layover until our ...

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