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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Hosteria Arequipa
Another beautiful hotel located in an historic building opposite the monastery. Lovely courtyard, friendly staff, good breakfast. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Great location close to main square and restaurants.
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... die for. It is more pricey than other restaurants but worth it just to experience modern Peruvian cuisine.
Next day we make our way to the Colca Canyon, it'll take 4 hours apparently to get to the nearest town of Chivay, where we will spend the night. It really takes 6 because we stop off everywhere on the way to gawk at the wild Guanacos (similar to a llama, but less fur), buy tonnes of alpaca scarves, hats, socks and jumpers from ...
... guided tour, thankfully in English, and is dedicated to the finds of an expedition on Mount Ampato, high in the Andes. The most famous exhibit is ’Juanita’, or the Inca Ice Maiden, or Lady of Ampato. Juanita, whose preserved body is the finale of the tour, was an Incan child sacrifice. (Avid blog readers will remember that we saw previously the remains of a child sacrifice in Salta, northern Argentina.) The exhibit itself is not as grisly as one ...
... us all the way lay underneath our table. We named him ŽLoyalŽ. There were around thirty of us dining at once, each with a well deserved beer. The land owners grazed their horses on the grass by the oasis and there sheep and chickens wandered around our feet. After some good socialising we were in bed before 9. Loyal was scratching at our huts all night, we were so tempted to let him in. The wake up call was 5am for the next morning where we would ascend from here to ...
... a 20 minute dvd on the expedition to find the mummies and then was guided around various artefacts, culminating in the presentation of a small, mummified girl in a refrigerated box; so well preserved. She had been sacrificed as an offering to the Gods on Mount Apato and owes her preservation to a snow fall which froze her until she was discovered in 1995. Sabancay erupted and the expedition found traces of the grave covered by ash ...
... overnight journey is too much and a short flight is deserved. Lima takes me surprise again, although this time for entirely different reasons than the last time I passed through this city. I am now given the opportunity to observe my adaptation to this vastly different culture who has hosted me for the past 3 months. The dirty streets, unusual food habits, confrontational men, neglected children and vocal cars are all a normal part of my lifestyle. I distinctly remember when ...