La Posada del Virrey

Address: 103 Calle Puente Grau, Arequipa, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 103 Calle Puente Grau, Arequipa, is near Sachaca.
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

2nd visit no one ill this time

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak on Jul 31, 2014

... stone sculptures could be seen joining colonial and indigenous symbolism. We also visited an alpaca and llama wool factory and saw the animals, wool bales and weavers using the wool with traditional weaving backstrap looms. It was an excellent walking tour.There is also a famous convent taking a whole block called Santa Catalina Monastry which is like a small city inside the high wall. We saw this cloistered citadel last time so tomorrow vwe will vist ...

Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by beccie_andy on May 20, 2014

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... tour was saved. Huge condors use the thermal winds to glide across the canyon. Some swooped so close that you could hear the wind whistling through their feathers. At points, 6 or 7 condors would take off at once, drifting in lazy circles around each other, effortlessly catching each new gust of wind. It was an impressive sight and the hour and a *********** quickly.

From here we started to make our way back to Arequipa, stopping to ...

Raw fish and citrus fruit...Gill-ty!!!

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde on May 06, 2014

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Heading to Arequipa from Cobacabana, meant an early rise for the four of us and a 10-hour bus ride. Time passed in an entertaining way as some bloke with a microphone was selling a miracle cure for mouth ulcers. His vigorous persona and animated presentation skills yielded a few sales, but I've no idea what he was saying. I think it was his picturebook of before and after shots that frightened most people into a purchase.

Arriving ...


A travel blog entry by david_irina on Mar 26, 2014

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... 1077;мно 78;ко ощуща 83;и высот 91;, но в общем терпи 84;о.
Анды в этой части ...

Let the travels re-commence..!

A travel blog entry by sarahrtw on Jan 30, 2014

... It was good to see these areas, as I would have only seen the centre otherwise.

We made a few stops on the tour, one being to an alpaca, llama and vicugna farm/shop, where we learnt a little about their different wools. Our guide told us not to get too close to the vicugnas, as they can get scared and they will spit. Unfortunately, one of our party didn't hear this and ended up covered in smelly, ...