Las Torres de Ugarte
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
... cow in Laos anyday!
I don't really drink coffee, but arriving to the canyon required some caffine asap. If I was going to get through the next 24hrs, drastic action was to be taken. After several cups of coffee and half a bag of devonshire toffee I found in the local supermarket, I felt half human. And thank god, because I wouldn't have been able to appreciate my llama photos. [This is maybe agood point to say I want ...
... of all types, fruit, juices, flowers, bread, handicrafts, restaurant area of cooked foods. Unfortunately there is no time to browse.
The tour ends at 12pm at La Compania, a Jesuit church with stone decorations of angels, Arequipan flowers, birds and plants.
We've already eaten pastries from the orphans bakery so after a rest and coffee at the recommended cafe (nothing special, in fact my Pisco coffee horribly strong and bitter despite 2 sugars) we go ...
... world. It included meshed wooden windows and a revolving case to deliver goods. It was a very surreal feeling knowing that the nuns had chosen to shut themselves off from the world and devote their lives to prayer. We then went through the silence arch, which is where the nuns would zip their lips in a vow of solemn silence and resort to a life of work and prayer. This was the entrance to the novice cloister where the new nuns would stay for 4 years. At the end of the 4 years ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking