Hostal Le Foyer
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... glory appeal. We all liked the room after we dusted the shelves. The price was right at 25$ a night.
In 1990, a frozen Inca mummy was found on top of Mount Ampato. This child-sacrifice known as "Juanita" was extremely well preserved. We had a tour of the museum she is housed in and observed her, still frozen in a temperature-controlled display case. Her story was fascinating, shown to us in a National Geographic movie. She was a part of a ...
... touching moment was when we pulled the first man out of the wreckage he was calling for his daughter. She had been thrown from the vehicle as it had rolled down the slope, and he had no idea where she was. As we got him out of the vehicle, he had to be put on a makeshift stretcher of blankets, as one of his legs had been broken in more than one place. His daughter was only about 5 meters away, but they could not see each other as she had landed on her side and was vomiting ...
... five acres, with three cloisters my several streets, a square, a church, and about eighty houses where the nuns lived. Within, the nuns constructed private cells where they could live isolated lives. The convent sustained damage in the 1958 and 1960 earthquakes but was restored and opened to the public in 1970. When visiting, you are able to visit various cells and buildings. One was the cell of Sister Ana de Los Angeles Monteagudo. She lived at the convent until her death in 1686. ...
... White City'. The day temperature is very warm but at sunset there is a noticeable plunge. Not freezing but pleasantly cool. We arranged our tours for the next few days then headed back. Had a simple pasta meal later then an early night to try and sort out the jet lag. Very comfortable beds. But the shower is a joke. Took ages to get the temperature right but eventually got a nice hot ...
... and inevitable earthquakes.
Out of all of the things you could do in Arequipa, visiting the Ice Maiden at the Museo Santuarios Andinos is a surreal experience. The whole exhibition is centred around the discovery of a young Inca girl in 1995, on Mount Ampato, in the Andean mountain range. 'Juanita' as they named her was believed to have been buried 600 years ago by her people as a sacrifice to the Incan Gods. The Incas chose children ...