Hostal El Molino

Av.Daniel Alcides Carrion 269 La pampilla Distrito Jose Luis Bustamante y Rivero Arequipa, Arequipa, 054, Peru | Hostel
 

Travel Blogs from Arequipa

The most pleasant city in South America?

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey

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... of homemade vanilla icecream with cinnamon). In addition, we visited Mundo Alpaca, where the entire process of llama and alpaca (and vicuna) wool farming, spinning and production is on display; we were able to feel the differences in the quality of the wools of the different animals as well as watch a local sort the wool (which must be done by hand). We watched a couple of indigenous women creating woolen garments in the traditional way (fascinating), and got to ...

Arequipa by day!

A travel blog entry by p_p

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... the compound which is a city within a city is 70%25 tourist attraction and 30%25 remains for nuns which only amounts to about 25 of them. Some beautiful sights nonetheless!! We finished the tour with a wonderful lunch! Both Peter and I had a ceviche Classico and pisco sour(Peru's signature drink!! Look it up... It's like a margarita without tequila!) Great food!!! We spent ...

Volcanoes appear, Rhianwyn disappears!

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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After freezing in Puno we returned to a warm and sunny Arequipa. It was great to be able to actually see the volcanoes which dominate the town this time! Our main purpose in coming back was to do the 3 day Colca Canyon Trek, but it was amazing that in all the thousands of people in the town centre we should bump into 3 Norwegians who did the Inca trail with us. We met up for a meal the night before we set off for the ...

Along the coast to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by jim.coates

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... box. On a bike the tension is a little higher.

The ride up from the coast to Arequipa has always been fun, climbing up through the sand and red hills until one gets to the Majes irrigation scheme. Using water brought by tunnel from the Colcal river, the other side of the mountains, the scheme provides a livelihood for hundreds. All of a sudden the desert blooms. The cultivation stops as suddenly as ...

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

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... bought some woollen gloves and socks ready for the inca trail as it will be cold up in the mountains. There was so many nice things to buy but we don't have any space left in our backpacks, which is a real shame. We returned to the hotel after exploring the city some more and nipping to the supermarket for snacks for the next day. When we got there we were told some bad news that we would be leaving at 3.30am tomorrow ...

Location

This hostel, located on Av.Daniel Alcides Carrion 269 La pampilla Distrito Jose Luis Bustamante y Rivero Arequipa, Arequipa, is near Colca Canyon, La Compañia and cloisters, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and Casa del Moral.
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