La Posada de Sancho

Address: Santa Catalina 223-A, Arequipa, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Santa Catalina 223-A, Arequipa.
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa


A travel blog entry by jvince on Oct 26, 2014

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... snow on it, they merge into the sky and dominate the skyline of the town. Ariquipa is a desert town although it has a river running through it. The valley is fertile but outside this is dessert. After the view we went to look at another church. I know they are an important part of Peruvian history but I am getting tired of over ornate churches with ghastly dummies being stabbed, crucified or looking sickly sweet as they gaze at the congregation. It is also obscene ...

Clomping Around Caral

A travel blog entry by on Sep 13, 2014

26 photos

... covered with a blanket of blue wildflowers. Where does the water come from? The fog. The only moisture this mountain gets is from the fog, and it's enough to turn the mountain from dirt to thriving. If only they could find a way to irrigate the entire desert, this would be the breadbasket of Peru. In the irrigated valleys we saw corn, sugar cane, squash, bananas, peppers, avocados, grapes and all sorts of citrus. ...

Arequipa, Nuns and the white city.

A travel blog entry by karry2014 on Aug 28, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

... school kids and they were just fascinated with us, first at the lookout and then the arches. Apparently everything we said was hilarious.
The old part of Arequipa is really beautifully preserved and well keep. It has a pretty plaza de arms and church plus quite a few other colonial building.

On then to the Santa Cantina monastery, which was just lovely and fascinating to see how they lived self contained almost in their own little ...

The Ice Maiden of Arequipa

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke on Jul 26, 2014

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... only decision you have is whether to have , or whole chicken. The restaurant was absolutely rammed and there were loads of people getting take aways as well. You could see the chickens cooking on the rotisserie over coals. It was amazing and so tasty. On the way out we spoke to the manager and he said they have been there 46 years, they are rammed every night and they get through 500 chickens a night, yep 500 absolutely ...

Flying Condors, Guides & Potatoes! (Day 91-96)

A travel blog entry by nayanjli on May 22, 2014

20 photos

... life, it flys as high into the sky as possible, and then gives up, to fall to its death.

After a wonderfully comfortable sleep, we set off towards the viewpoint "Cruz del Condor". We had to wait until the sun became stronger as Andean condors use the heat thermals to aid them in rising in the air. We were fortunate to see some condors in the distance, but not close enough to take any decent pictures.

I was really not looking ...

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