Hostal Mansion Dorada

28 de Julio 505, Arequipa, ., Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Vomiting over Nasca and following the condors!

A travel blog entry by humpooper

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... Colca Valley is a colourful Andean valley with pre-Inca roots, and towns founded in Spanish colonial times, still inhabited by people of the Collagua and the Cabana cultures. The local people maintain their ancestral traditions and continue to cultivate the pre-Inca stepped terraces. The Quechua-speaking Cabanas, probably descended from the Wari culture, and the Aymara-speaking Collaguas, moved to the area from the Lake Titicaca region, inhabited the valley in the pre-Inca era. ...

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

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... for camping however we both chose to upgrade again as we were desperate for a bed and a warm shower as the last place was only salt water. The hotel was really nice, felt like we were staying in an old Victorian stately home with really huge comfy living room with all the Christmas decorations up and the rooms were really pretty too with a private balcony. We went ...

The overnight bus journey to Arequipa...

A travel blog entry by iwhendo

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... boasts a very European feel with coloured buildings, courtyards and bars/cafés along the main strips. We made our way to a restaurant for a late breakfast and then wondered around the city looking at all the various cathedrals and historical museums before I disappeared back to the hotel for a rest after a hectic few days. We made our way out for dinner to a rooftop terrace restaurant over looking ...

Back to the Andes

A travel blog entry by burkley

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... a late dinner at one of the roof top restaurants off the main square which had spectacular views of the square at night. The prices were reflective of the view as the food wasn't crash hot. I tried alpaca but found it a bit bland and tough. Maddie had ordered a steak but I think it was more like alpaca as well. The table had also ordered a couple of cuy (guinea pig) to share. We had the fried version and it comes whole, ...

Nasca to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by annmennen

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... was quite morbid and bizarre to see the remains just plonked in the tombs like this. We then went to see a local artist who makes replicas of the Incan pots. It was an interesting process to see how it is done. Jenny, the potter, had a 1500 year old pot on her workbench (she has permission from the government to have it) and the colours are still extraordinary. Once the pots are fired, a stone is rubbed on the potters face, then rubbed on the pots - the natural ...

Location

This hostel, located on 28 de Julio 505, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, Casa del Moral, and Monasterio de la Recoleta.
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