Foresta Hostal

Address: Los Gilgueros 218 Urb. El Carmen, Arequipa, ., Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Los Gilgueros 218 Urb. El Carmen, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, La Iberica Chocolate Shop, and Carlos Zarate Adventures.
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    Travel Blogs from Arequipa


    A travel blog entry by canalannie on Sep 16, 2014

    8 photos

    ... was thought to bring great shame to the family. The most fascinating part of the convent is where they carried out the laundry, water went down a long open pipe to a large bowl, at various intervals of the pipe were many large washing pots in all sizes, to divert the water they would place a round stone to stop the water and divert it to the bowl, Carrots used as a plugs within the bowl. I don't think I would have taken to life in the convent, the thought of being cut off from ...

    Keeping it Cultural in Arequipa

    A travel blog entry by samandmegan on Jul 22, 2014

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... if you're reading this: that's Bungle number three!). The shop I thought I had left it in had completely disappeared and I was left wondering if I had gone slightly mad through altitude sickness, heat exhaustion and sleep deprivation, until I tagged Megan into bed for a much-needed siesta and, as if by magic, the shop re-opened for her and we reclaimed our Lonely Planet guidebook.

    In the afternoon/evening we had to go to the bus station to buy ...

    Churches and Condors

    A travel blog entry by avangilder on Jun 15, 2014

    77 photos

    ... br> From there I went to the Santa Catalina convent. This was a former nun convent, first built in the 15th and 16th centuries when the Spaniards arrived. It is so big, it's like its own miniature pueblo. I was not expecting this place to be so big and gorgeous.
    After the convent I went to the Museo Santuarios Andinos. Originally I thought this would just be another museum of ...

    Raw fish and citrus fruit...Gill-ty!!!

    A travel blog entry by beardandblonde on May 06, 2014

    35 photos

    ... painful memories of those 9 minutes of madness at Selhurst Palace. City have since gone on to deservingly win the league, but my ceviche will forever have an extra tang of bitterness following the collapse of the Liverpool defence. Walk on.

    After the four of us, mostly Smithy, had spent a few hours organising a hire car for the trip to Colca Canyon, we decided to toast our achievement by sampling the town's Pisco Sours. The famous combination ...

    Shake and quake...

    A travel blog entry by niblet on Apr 02, 2014

    4 photos

    ... in Peru it made sense to trust her judgement. As the tidal wave hit the beach we were travelling along, it measured just 30cm high and we were all thankful to arrive at Arequipa safely.

    Surrounded by the Andes mountains, Arequipa is a lovely town. Second largest in Peru after Lima, it is made up of perfect blocks of white washed buildings made from volcanic mineral sillar, giving it it's nickname The White City. It would be a ...