Dreams Hotel Boutique
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- Continental Breakfast
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- High-speed internet in room
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... the nuns are currently living and working, only the "old" parts of the monastery. It was really interesting to see how the nuns lived - quite a few of them even had servants, as they were usually from well-to-do families and even had to pay a dowry to become a nun! If a nun (or her family) couldn't afford her dowry to the church, she had to work part time as a servant to another nun! At the monastery you can see their living quarters, where they ...
... array of historic objects including bishops' robes, chalices and all sorts of statues and huge gold, silver and precious stone "ornaments" that are used in processions and other religious ceremonies. The largest item was worth about USD50 million. It also included a chance to walk on the roof and to visit the bell tower. From here we ...
... called Sara and her husband and daughter. We wer with them over a bank holiday weekend and were shown the most, homely lovelly time. They made us meals and told us the good places to go out in the city, very soon we felt like we were almost there own teenage sons who they looked after and worried about if we went out to too late. So we left bogota with an immense faith in humanity and a feeling that we owed the world so so much. After bogota we headed to the ...
... br> Apr 8
The city tour bus ride is a useful way to get to see an overview of the city in a hurry. Although the tour was advertised to include English descriptions, it was barely understandable. One of the more interesting stops was an sixteenth century country mansion 10 km outside of the city called "Mansion del Fundador", once owned by the founder of Arequipa, Garci Manuel de Carbajal. Restored with its original furnishings and including its own chapel it ...
... The wooden doors are of intricate carving, as are the stone frescos above them. We decided to take the open top bus. Sadly the English commentary was very hard to understand. It took us to several view points and a very old traditional house that had been built by one of the conquistadors. It also took us to a place where we could hold Eagles. Amazing as you hardly feel them touching you. In the evening we headed off to the monasterio de Santa Catarina. The place was home ...