Hostal el Tumi de Oro

San Agustin 311A, Arequipa, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Zig Zag

A travel blog entry by kirstinf


... in the monastery but these days there are only 17 who have retreated to one section of the monastery with the rest of the complex open to the public. Today the nuns still receive their mass in a part of the church that is entirely separated from the public but also the priest. I visited yet another facility that didn't permit photography- the Museo Santuarios Andinas that houses frozen Inca mummies found in 1995. 'Juanita, the Ice Princess’ named by the media, is the ...

Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Trujillo & Mancora

A travel blog entry by franmullineux


... have discovered mummies there within the last ten years. One of them, believed to be of a female leader, has been excavated and is maintained in a museum built on the site especially. She was discovered together with all of her jewellery and other offerings made to the gods, which is unusual in this area where there seems to be a lot of looting of the huacas in the centuries since they were built. That evening I took another overnight bus to Mancora. Mancora is not ...

Architectural Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by lizemma10


... out day, we strolled the streets and revisited our lady with the yummy noodles for 5 soles. However this time it did not agree with both of us and our tummies were not quite right. A Skype session finally managing to speak to David after about 4 months and catching up with the Winfield's. We shared a taxi with Paula from our trek to the bus station and she luckily spoke Spanish which made our life a lot easier. On board our 11 hour night bus to Cusco, our next adventure begins.


Guinea pig anyone?

A travel blog entry by gringo_sange


... Americans before they return home.

I really enjoyed my time with the Americans - good, friendly folk.

PS I've described the activities out of chronological order. 28th was catalina monastery and drinks on the terrace and guinea pig. 29th was white water rafting and fancy volcano meat dish. 30th was cooking class and the last hurrah dinner.

But for gringo, the next day it would be time again to get into the hiking boots for the Colca Trek high up in the Andes ...


Condors and comfort

A travel blog entry by glampackers

... has been transformed into a guesthouse. Our room reminds K of Haneviim - high ceilings, stone walls, really comfortable beds. We realize we haven't explored Arequipa yet. As it's too dark to appreciate the beauty of the city, we decide to find - what else - a nice cafe. Again we are met with success. However, the waiter's suggestion to keep our bags close to us preempts that this will be our ...

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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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