Hospedaje Macondo

Calle Puente Grau 109, Arequipa, 0051, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Flying Condors, Guides & Potatoes! (Day 91-96)

A travel blog entry by nayanjli

20

... meal, our placemats had flags of the world on it (with 'potato' written in the country's language). If we guessed at least 60 of the 80 countries, part of our meal would have been free. We only managed about 40 - well, Nayan got 35 and I got about 5! We also explored the Santa Catalina Monastery, absolutely massive at over 20,000 square meters. Unfortunately, an English guide was not available to expain the various parts but it was still fascinating ...

Nun Time Wasted

A travel blog entry by cmitch257

10

... vast experience and research into cakes, you can trust that Peruvian food is very good! With full stomachs we wandered around the beautiful square which has a backdrop of three mountains, all 4000+ metres. Which we were due to scale tomorrow, and stay at altitude for the foreseeable future. Hence our guide Pedro has been insistent that we must drink more than 2.5 litres a day, and no strenuous activity to avoid the problem of altitude sickness, especially on our future treks. Despite ...

Dabbling in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by augsabroad

2
5

... Then Natalie comes back and we go to lunch. Arequipa is a lot cheaper than Lima, and even in the most touristic part of town there are many restaurants where you can get a starter, a drink, and a full plate for around 7 soles (~$3.50). Then we relax for a bit, go walking and shopping, and take care of things like laundy or travel plans. The other day we went shopping for fancy Alpaca sweaters. They are pretty expensive but beautiful. Natalie bought one ...

Arequipa, Peru 5th Jan - 7th Jan

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

This is a top pick!
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... due to the weather. It looked more like a valley to us. It was more of a bird watching tour! The Grand Canyon in the USA was much more impressive!

It was a strange day though, one minute we were putting on sun tan lotion and the next we were freezing cold in the snow!

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Volcanoes, canyons and an earthquake

A travel blog entry by danarol

42

... within the city due to its size - at its peak it housed around 450 people, a third being nuns and the rest servants and slaves. The nuns who entered the monastery were usually from extremely well off families and would have to pay a dowry to enter the monestary equivalent to a hundred thousand pounds in today's money. They were also given a list of items to bring with them, usually extravagant items like fine china or expensive rugs or tapestry. With all the money ...

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Location

This hostel, located on Calle Puente Grau 109, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and Casa del Moral.
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