Hostal el Tumi de Oro

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

Kicking the canyon's butt!

A travel blog entry by aletouze on Nov 06, 2015

1 comment, 30 photos

... It would suffice. Griff was happy.

Arequipa is situated in a beautiful valley at the foot of El Misti volcano, a snow-capped perfect cone, 5822 m high. It is full of fine Spanish buildings made with sillar, a pearly white volcanic material. The town has been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Walking around the town was pleasant.

We found a room in La Posada del Virrey. The room was dusty and the paint was peeling but it had ...

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by kevandjen on Sep 02, 2015

39 photos

... pulled rank and insisted that this was the only way she was getting to hospital. So we found every blanket that we could and piled then on and around the lady and hoped for the best. She was the last to go. As we all stood there looking at the scene, we were overawed with the way that everyone, tourists and locals alike, all pulled together for a common cause, to help people who needed help. It was a truly terrifying yet at the same time heartwarming experience. Possibly ...

Exploring Arequipa

A travel blog entry by lisakresky on May 15, 2015

57 photos

I wandered to Santa Catalina Monastery first for my day of sightseeing around Arequipa. Although the sign said it would open at 9:00, it actually opened at 8:00 so I was able to enter right away when I got there. There was no one there so I could look around and take pictures without having to try to avoid getting people in the photo. The monastery was founded in 1579. It is constructed from sillar, a white volcanic stone quarried locally. It is a city within a city located on ...

Lima to Arequipa

A travel blog entry by analegge on Sep 05, 2014

2 photos

... This is a family run hotel and his parents live on site and the 'Grandfather' is in attendance for advice if needed. We walked the 15 minute walk across a large fast flowing river to the historic centre with an impressive plaza and colonnaded buildings surrounding it. A cathedral on one side of course. All very Hispanic. The stone here is very pale and Arequipa is therefore known ...

A Peruvian 4th of July

A travel blog entry by philandmups on Jul 04, 2014

11 photos

... Central for a tasty local bite enjoyed sitting in the sunshine in the main square, surrounded by the beautiful Cathedral, and the pesky pigeons. But for a birthday dinner, I was taken to a highly recommended restaurant offering delicious contemporary Peruvian cuisine, all washed down with a birthday cocktail and a bottle of our old friend, an Argentinian Torrontes. And that, coupled with skype calls to family back home, was my Peruvian 4th of July. Phil & Birthday Girl ...