Travel Blogs from Arequipa, Peru

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We have arrived!!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

We have arrived!!

A travel blog entry by jeff~leslie

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... safely arrived in Arequipa last sunday actually. Luckily, we found a real nice hostel, La Casa de Sillar to stay at. Arequipa is the 2nd largest city in Peru and very different than most of the places we have been to. It is very modern, but has a lot ...

Goose-stepping for Peru..., Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Goose-stepping for Peru...

A travel blog entry by hsb

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... teachers and volunteers) go out for lunch at a local "typical" restaurant, called Cecilia, which serves exclusively dishes of the Arequipa area. The main dish served there is called "chicharrón", which is essentially a heart attack on a plate: pork under ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by roseoftheworld2

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This is a lovely city where I stayed for a couple of nights before and after the Colca trek. Didn't do a lot, just hung out at the hostel and had a night out with some of my lovely fellow trekkers: the Brazilian boys Marco and Luciano, ...

Arequipa and Yanque, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and Yanque

A travel blog entry by pinkasey

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... no bottom, but it looks much like any valley near the dead sea, i think. to see the condors we had to take a 5 hours bus from Arequipa to yanque - the worst bus we took so far! so many bumps, for 4 hours strait! and on the way back we didn't had seats! ...

Everyday Life in Peru, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Everyday Life in Peru

A travel blog entry by nomadz

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... are everywhere here in Arequipa and there are a lot of chicken dishes. But there are some great vegetarian restaurants here in Arequipa. After the movie last night, while we were celebrating for Kris's birthday, we went to a fancy vegetarian restaurant in ...

Hiking the Colca Canyon, Oustide of Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Hiking the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by dgipson

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After spending some time in Arequipa, we headed out of town to the Colca Canyon. Depending on who you ask, this may be the largest canyon in the world. If you ask me, it ain't. But it's pretty damn big, and hiking down was no small task. Hiking back ...

w Arequipie, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

w Arequipie

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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  Dzisiaj troszke sobie po odpoczywalismy. Wyszlismy na miasto kolo 11 na poszukiwanie wypozyczalni samochodow. Niestety oferty byly dla nas za drogie. Postanowilismy wiec sprobowac w agencji turystycznej. Interesowala nas wycieczka ...

Birthday, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Birthday

A travel blog entry by ocdb8r

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Today I spent my birthday with new friends in Arequipa. After a day of touring city sites I was surprised to return to Kara and Craig's hostal to find a Birthday cake and plans ofr an evening of fun. We started the evening playing the "Tijuana Family ...

Arequipa and The Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and The Canyon

A travel blog entry by insearchofsun

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... %2525 of the time (usually when we didn't want one), however, this was a big improvement to our previous shower experiences. Arequipa is a bustling but, in our opinion, beautiful city in front of El Misty volcano with a gorgeous main square, cathedral, ...

Arequipa en Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa en Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by karien

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Leaving Karien behind in Arequipa I made my way to Cabanoconde, the starting point of my five day hike around Caņon del Colca. With a depth of 3191m it is the second deepest canyon on earth.   I started my first day struggling to find the ...

les eaux thermales, Yura, Peru travel blog

les eaux thermales

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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... pas un arbre, pas une plante, pas une goutte deau, mais un point de vue sans cesse sur la luxuriante vallee et les autres montagnes de sables qui se perdent a lhorizon... je reprds le combi pour arequipa et jarrive a la nuit demain cest patafoin qui ...

Strike!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Strike!

A travel blog entry by livtajim

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... start the Inca Trail. This was getting a bit stressful.  After sending a grovelling e'mail to Peru Treks explaining the situation, we organized to stay in Arequipa another night. We spent the day catching up on our blog.  Around 6.30pm we ...

okay, so 19 hours later..., Arequipa, Peru travel blog

okay, so 19 hours later...

A travel blog entry by nathan.frisch

... to death, ate some suprisingly good food (its a bus station, cīmon), and finally it was time to start loading up for Arequipa. Nathan and I are both deathly afraid of getting stuck riding in the aisle for 10 hours (iīve watched people do it, some of ...

A new home in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

A new home in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by hsb

... a new city, I ALWAYS ask myself whether I could live in that city for any extended period of time. When I landed in Arequipa, Peru's second largest city, on Saturday evening right after a most beautiful sunset, there was no doubt in my mind that living ...

Lima & Areqipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Lima & Areqipa

A travel blog entry by janakaemma

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... fly to Arequipa, it was double the price but so worth it (a bus trip would have been 16 hours and very windy). Arequipa, as much of Peru, is very dry and quite smoggy. The buses and old cars spew out black smoke unfortunately which makes it hard to ...

Photos of Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Photos of Arequipa

A travel blog entry by cazza_macca

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Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by juliafg

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... ;Besteigung eines 6000er kamen. Diesen 3 Menschen verdanken wir es auch, dass wir unseren einzigen ganzen Tag in Arequipa verkatert verbracht haben, was durch das endlich wieder warme Wetter auch nicht besser wurde. Wir wissen zwar nicht waru, ...

Down, down into the canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Down, down into the canyon

A travel blog entry by mlc

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... five hectare grounds in the middle of town are now prime tourist attractions. Unfortunately, as is the case with everything in Peru, Arequipa expects you to pay for absolutely everything you do. The traffic here is extraordinary. The rule seems to ...

CAŅON DEL COLCA, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

CAŅON DEL COLCA

A travel blog entry by repa01

OLA! In smo sli... na treking v Colca Canyon. Odloceni smo bili, da bomo vsaj ta treking poskusili izpeljati sami, vendar so nas v eni od agencij seveda prepricali, da se nam splaca it z njimi. V soboto so nas pobrali v nasem hostlu ob 6h zjutraj, ...

larrivee de patafoin, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

larrivee de patafoin

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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ouf, lavion ās cher est bien arrive sur arequipa avec le colis comme il etait prevu: un patafoin... je vais dc le recuperer, il est en pleine forme apres 35 heures de transport... et il est etonne du splendide soleil quil fait ici, et oui arequipa est ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... holding crosses or biblical icons. The most fervent ones were walking barefoot as a sign of penitence. Even though most of Peru is very catholic, Arequipa seems to be the town with the most faith. Before we went to the restaurant for dinner we talked to ...

One day in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

One day in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kmtour09

... I did manage to watch a bit of the American Football on telly while Kate slept... Dallas won!!!!! Brilliant day in Arequipa, however Kate started to feel unwell that night, think she might have what I had early in the tour!!!! Blog you later!!! ...

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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Ang and I arrived in Arequipa at 5:30am in the morning, we went straight to a hostel that someone had told us about and luckily they have early check in, so we were able to go straight to our bed. slept until 9am and then woke up, did a bit of laundry and ...

First Few Days in Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

First Few Days in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by nomadz

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... TV (we have been able to watch the Republican Convention on CNN International). There is high speed WiFi throughout the school. Arequipa is typical of other lesser developed areas in the world where we have lived in the past. There is grittiness and ...

Any chance of an upgrade?, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Any chance of an upgrade?

A travel blog entry by julienicholas

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Just got into Arequipa which is a lovely old city where we have a 3 star hotel with hot water and internet, phone access so am happy.Oh I recently found a load of postcards I meant to post from Quito, so thatīs why you haven't received any. My plan is to ...

Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

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... evening we took a taxi back to Ica where we had a night bus to Arequipa (click here to see Arequipa: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=arequipa,+peru&spn=0.037392,0.081539&t=k&hl=en) We arrived at 08.30 the next day and took a taxi to Marlonīs place - a ...

Relaxen in Cusco und Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Relaxen in Cusco und Arequipa

A travel blog entry by weltwanderin

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... zu der G Adventures Tour nach Buenos Aires.   Heute Nachmittag hatten wir ein kleines kulinarisches Abenteuer. Nachdem in Arequipa ja jetzt wirklich nicht so viel geboten wird und auch die Innenstadt nicht so viel hergibt, dass man stundenlang ...

Waking up to action movies is no fun!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Waking up to action movies is no fun!

A travel blog entry by frankandamanda

... was a market near the city square that sold alot of jewelry and alpaca products. We all then headed off to a traditional Arequipa reastaurant for lunch. They served things like stuffed chilies and avacodos, lots of seafood and guinea pig that had been ...

Colca Canyon... another trek!, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Colca Canyon... another trek!

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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COLCA CANYON: Yet another trek for me! This one was a three day trek down to the world's second deepest canyon and all the way back up! What a thrilling few days- great group of people and a spectacular guide... which can really make the difference ...

Back to Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Back to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by bharris4

... Picchu to allow our legs the chance to recover and we all got massages. As we have a few days to kill before we have to be in Lima, we decided to break up the trip back with a stop in Arequipa. We all loved the city and want to spend a bit more time ...

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