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Travel Blogs from Arequipa
... can see lamas and alpacas. There are many small villages and
towns - people have lived here since the pre-Inca period (2500 years ago).
The locals keep their traditions even in the daily clothing. They work in agriculture, and produce
on multiple terraces fruits and vegetables for all Peru.
In the canyon we watched huge ...
... Paz, the free breakfast was stale bread and runny jam, which I’m now sure is intentionally bad; a ploy to force you into buying one of their breakfasts from the menu.
We wandered around Arequipa, a pretty town surrounded by not one but three active volcanoes, before making our way to the main reason we’d visited the place, a Peruvian cooking experience! Set in the stunning gardens of a up-market hostel, the ...
Today was an angry day. Stupid plaza vea ppl. Got me into bad mood. Grocery shopping and cooking. Finally we got to book to climb chachani,6075m. Wish us good luck. We were both angry with each other for about 20 mins. Freddie was angry because I complained a lot on him. I was angry because Freddie brought our marriage into question. But love mends all. Although we ...
... for some free samples. It was interesting enough but very long (most of our group ditched the tour along the way). That night we had a curry dinner back at the campsite which was highlighted by one of the girls pulling together some onion bhaji. Very nice.
The next morning a good chunk of the group headed off to check out the Colca Canyon. After google imaging it we decided against it. Deciding against it meant that ...
... Unfortunately we were wrong- this was all we got to see of the canyon and the rest of the day was spent going around local towns where people constantly tried to sell you stuff. We were disappointed by this as We'd imagined trekking and seeing the canyon from many view points but we knew we were due to stop off at some hot springs that we were looking forward to. More bad luck, because some miserable people didn't want to go to the hot springs, we were missing it out. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility