Hospedaje la Merced

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

Monastery and locals in the white city

A travel blog entry by travel_whispers on Oct 26, 2015

6 photos

... of telling the time! By the time I saw how late it was, I realized there was no way I am going to make my Colca Canyon trip at 3am. Oh no!! I was gutted, but at the same time it was so much fun just spending time with the locals and finally getting to ask all the different questions about their culture that I've been meaning to ask someone, that I figured the loss of the Colca Canyon trip is a small price to pay. I went to bed with a happy (and tired) ...

On Solitude and Solo Travel

A travel blog entry by kerrygally on Aug 27, 2015

1 comment, 15 photos

... and community organizer) that I am, I love getting to know people, their stories, and what inspired them to come on their own grand adventures. But I'm not gonna lie...it gets ************* your own for so long. I wouldn't say that I am lonely. With constant access to wifi that allows me to talk to friends and family back home, and the ever-flowing exposure to new and interesting people, I really don't feel lonely. But what I miss is ...

Arequipa, the white city

A travel blog entry by kayna on Apr 03, 2015

54 photos

... by a snow topped volcano. It's an active region; Arequipa experiences an average of 12 earthquakes a day. Usually three are strong enough to notice. This has meant a lot of building and rebuilding in Arequipa over time, though the city has retained it's charm and the centre really is a lovely place to spend a few days. Arequipa stands at approximately 2300 metres, and is much more temperate than the other Andean regions we have visited.

Arequipa day 1

A travel blog entry by arlinandliz on Mar 21, 2015

4 photos

Our journey to Arequipa was very interesting! Rather than flying we had decided to take one of the luxury coaches and enjoy the scenery along the way - much of it along the coast. Our bus was scheduled to leave Lima at 5:30 p.m., but didn't actually leave until 8:30 p.m. It took another two hours to make it out of town - it was a Friday night and the traffic was very heavy. The coach was comfortable with extra large, ...


A travel blog entry by lewis4126 on Sep 25, 2014

2 comments, 14 photos

... Arequipa) to take care of it and to arrange for her other daughter who lived next door to set us up on their WIFI network. She then, accompanied us by bus downtown to the historic district, got us oriented, and then we were on our own.

What a difference from Lima. Arequipa was founded in 1540 and is nicknamed the 'white city' because many of the buildings in the area are built of sillar, a white stone quarried from the many volcanoes that surround the city. ...

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