Hostal el Tumi de Oro

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


A travel blog entry by danandloulou


After 42 hours in various modes of transport we finally arrived at 8.30 in the morning at our first destination in Peru. Arequipa is Peru's second largest city (although much smaller than the capital Lima which has 10 times the population) and is surrounded by three enormous volcanoes that tower over the bustling streets. The first hostel we …


A travel blog entry by nonlinear

We arrived in Arequipa after an overnight 14 hour bus ride through absolute desert. We drove right through the body of the lizard Nazca line, but unfortunately it was dark out and we could not see the lines. I thought that the north coast of Peru was a desert, but I was mistake. The north is practically water world compared with the south coastal …

Ups and downs

A travel blog entry by hdh


We took a taxi through the Chilean-Peruvian border. The Peruvians are so unconcerned about who enters their country that you give your passport to the taxi driver and he sorts out immigration. He then drives to you Tacna, sorts out your money exchange and arranges your onward bus trip to Arequipa. All this for the same taxi fare we paid to drive up …

Vomiting over Nasca and following the condors!

A travel blog entry by humpooper


... Chauchilla Cemetery that contains prehispanic mummified human remains and archeological artefacts, located 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of the city of Nazca in Peru. The cemetery was discovered in the 1920s, but had not been used since the 9th century AD. Sadly the cemetery has been extensively plundered by huaqueros (grave robbers) who have left human bones and pottery scattered around the area. The site has been protected by Peruvian law since 1997 and can be accessed off a ...

Highs and Lows

A travel blog entry by burkley


... views over the canyon. At over 3000 metres deep in some sections it is the deepest canyon in the world.

From the lookout it was a forty minute hike to the next lookout, however Matthew was feeling very weak and as the guide had continued on into the distance we had no option to stick to the back and go at our own pace. Even though we had frequent stops we both appreciated how amazing the views were. Nearing the ...

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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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