Hospedaje La Merced

Address: Arequipa, 051, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa


A travel blog entry by lewis4126 on Sep 27, 2014

3 comments, 17 photos

... but good for weight loss as well. We’re going to see if we can bring some of the leaves back home.

Our next stop was to an agricultural area of pre Inca terraces that was fascinating. There were local women selling much of the local dishes along the roadside and we bought an ear of corn with huge kernals and a big slab of delicious cheese. …..unbelievably filling.

After the tour, we walked down to the Mercado de Carmila, a ...

A Day Alone in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by connieeasley on Aug 06, 2014

6 photos

... it and let me take his photo. He finally said OK, but not his face. Guess he was a real celebrity or something. So, I did....actually honored his wish, very unlike me. Showed him the photo, and he seemed happy. Told him I was going to put it in the newspaper in America, and he smiled really big, showing me a toothless grin. Somehow I don't think he was writing for AP. He was very cute.

On a different note, I seem ...


A travel blog entry by kerriegee on Jul 08, 2014

18 photos

... at the other. The organ has over 1000 pipes, pretty impressive. Continuing through to the other side we came out onto a small street filled with caves and restaurants, it was gated at either end. We think this May have been where the monastery was back in the day. We ended the day fairly excited to explore the rest of the city. In the morning we rushed to the main square so we could do the free city walking tour, usually they are really interesting and show you ...

Under the Weather in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe on May 13, 2014

3 photos

... Dr Johan Reinhard, and were believed to have been a young girl, aged from 11-15, who was killed as an offering to the Inca gods sometime between 1450 and 1480.

The mummy “Juanita” had to be kept in a specially refrigerated glass container in almost complete darkness, in order to prevent any decomposition of the naturally-mummified tissues. But it was fascinating to see how well preserved the body was, even down to ...

Waiter waiter what's that in my soup?

A travel blog entry by pinklady27 on Jan 18, 2014

1 comment, 70 photos

... pay to use, maybe to calculate how much you would pay him to use it? There are many children trying to sell sweets, although we didn't see minders we are guessing they must be nearby, these children adopt different techniques, one little boy has learned to keep pestering people until you pay him to leave you alone. It has also been sad to see many elderly women selling bits and bobs trying to make a living when they should be at home being cared for by family. We feel ...

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