La Posada del Kuraka
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
Today while Bernard is off mountain biking I am having some quality time. This involves taking an hour to get ready, pottering around Arequipa and just doing whatever takes my fancy. Also unhurriedly sitting in MacDonalds for ages drinking coke and using their wifi.
This morning I visited a Carmelite convent that is still in use. This is …
Travelling doesn't get any better than this. A street parade.
To get to beautiful Arequipa we needed to catch, oh joy, a night bus. Actually not too bad as we had a free upgrade to the cushy seats downstairs.
Now we are in Arequipa. One of the most beautiful cities I've been to.
Photos to follow but Internet slow here.
We are now planning our trip from here on in. Bernard might …
DUBBED TV SHOWS AND MOVIES
This was the inspiration for writing this list in the first place. As I write, a movie is playing on the bus. It's American. It actually looks kind of interesting - some gangster movie with Liam Neeson, Emma Stone and the hot guy that all the chicks love, whose name escapes me. The problem is that I CAN'T UNDERSTAND WHAT IS BEING SAID BECAUSE IT IS DUBBED OVER IN SPANISH. Why? It sounds terrible, and the words don't match the ...
... 8217;t wait to cook it at home.
The experience finished with a Pisco Sour (Peru’s national cocktail) making course. We tried the spirit, Pisco, straight and then learnt to combine it with egg white, sugar syrup and lime juice to make the famous cocktail. We left very full and a bit tipsy, vowing to cook everything we’d learnt for everyone back home.
Tuesday 28th January - Day 126