Posada del Cacique

Pyente Grau, Arequipa, 0054, Peru | Hostel
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7 Friday Arequipa free day

A travel blog entry by lisaraewyn

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... oldest child was married and then parents had to pay a dowry for the second daughter to join the monastery between the ages of 12-16. Aged 18 (or 16?) she could decide if she was ready to marry God and take her orders or not. Since the second child (nun or priest) would pay for the sins of the whole family it was a great family shame if the child decided not to take their orders. Their family could visit but they had to speak through two wooden grates (like blinds but ...

Nuns 'n' Ice

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

33

... the monastery and enjoy it with out reading information or taking photos so we meandered around just taking it all in. It really was very pretty and I think Garry even said he would be a nun!

We then went and got some lunch and had a roast chicken sandwich. It was very yummy and only 50p. For dessert we had a McDonalds ice cream. It had been so nice not seeing a McDonalds since Chile but their ice creams are too good to boycott. We enjoyed them on the steps of ...

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