Hostal el Tumi de Oro

San Agustin 311A, Arequipa, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on San Agustin 311A, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and Casa del Moral.
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    Travel Blogs from Arequipa

    Keeping it Cultural in Arequipa

    A travel blog entry by samandmegan on Jul 22, 2014

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... if you're reading this: that's Bungle number three!). The shop I thought I had left it in had completely disappeared and I was left wondering if I had gone slightly mad through altitude sickness, heat exhaustion and sleep deprivation, until I tagged Megan into bed for a much-needed siesta and, as if by magic, the shop re-opened for her and we reclaimed our Lonely Planet guidebook.

    In the afternoon/evening we had to go to the bus station to buy ...

    Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Trujillo & Mancora

    A travel blog entry by franmullineux on May 28, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... bit later than planned. I was a anxious that we might have missed the condors, but the hundreds of people waiting on the different platforms at Condor Cross convinced me otherwise! Condors can apparently be seen throughout the Andes, but Condor Cross is one place where you are guaranteed to see them, as they nest in the walls of the canyon there. As the sun rises, the condors use the rising thermals to stretch their wings (which can span 3 metres at times!) with the ...

    When I was about 7, I wanted to be a nun ...

    A travel blog entry by mgr.2013 on Dec 09, 2013

    3 comments, 9 photos

    ... entrance you proceed through courtyards and streets of a terracotta colour; then royal blue with many ornate wall paintings.

    There is one area we could not go, because there are nuns still living here - about 18 of them They no longer have to pay for the privilege.

    I took a guide for an hour and then spent a further 45 minutes exploring by myself. It was fascinating.

    Leaving the monastery behind I ...

    Day 100!

    A travel blog entry by mattyjordan on Nov 23, 2013

    31 photos

    ... spent the next 10 minutes crying and spiting in the garden. It was all topped off by someone calling Leah a cute little brown girl ... She's American

    We went back to the town square and bought some bird seed to feed all of the pigeons there which turned into a fun ordeal. I laid down on the floor and got bird seed poured all over me but for some reason they were more interested in eating the seed from the little boys hands than off my ******. Those birds didn't know what they ...

    Volcanoes, canyons and an earthquake

    A travel blog entry by danarol on Oct 01, 2013

    42 photos

    ... a 7 hour journey, but still a leisurely jaunt compared to some of our other bus rides. This was the first bus where we'd had our passports checked, bags searched and body scanned before getting on. As if this wasn't strange enough once we were in our seats a guy came around with a video camera recording each person in their seat. Not entirely sure on the reason for this - it could be in case someone gets robbed or if the bus crashes, but luckily neither of those ...