Pirwa Hostel Arequipa

Dean Valdivia 238-A, Arequipa, 040101, Peru | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located on Dean Valdivia 238-A, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and Casa del Moral.
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

The White City and the Frozen Princes

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures on Jul 10, 2014

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Being a middle child, I totally relate to Arequipa. Arequipa is the second largest city in Peru, and in spite of its awesomeness, it's constantly play second fiddle to Cusco. Being quite far south, it's often too far out of the way for most tourists, who tend to stick to the Lima-Cusco-Iquitos circuit. But, like most middle children, you shouldn't overlook this spectacular city. For a start, it's old. It was officially established in 1554, but it's indigenous history dates back to the ...

The White City & the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by ashhigh on Mar 28, 2014

26 photos

... we didn't need was to be involved in a car accident! It was only a small collision where a taxi driver pulled out in front of our mini bus whilst at low speed but it delayed us some what. Now, the Peruvian drivers are up there with the worst of those we have experienced in S.A, so it was inevitable that eventually something would happen, but it quickly became apparent that the taxi driver was as drunk as a skunk, which was ironic since his taxi firm had the slogan "Delivered safely and ...

34. Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by kesvic2013 on Jan 28, 2014

1 comment

... in - sweetcorn, figs, avocado, apples, peaches, pears, tuna (fruit from cactus). During our walk we chatted to a few people, one who told us that she knows our dog and he regularly guides people up and down. We had noticed that he got a bit feisty at times with other people and towards the end of the walk we discovered that actually he wasn't such a nice dog and had apparently attacked one lady's daughter. After being nice to him for the whole time we felt a ...

To Peru!

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed on Dec 13, 2013

4 comments, 9 photos

... mummified Incan sacrifice to the Gods), which turned out to be very interesting and worthwhile. As recompense we ate a lunch of (Tom) luke-warm potatoes and (Ruth) bananas from the supermarket and the balance of the budget was restored. ... Until we accidentally ended up spending the entire afternoon shopping for handicrafts. Still, we saw a lot of the city in doing so. All the colonial architecture was ...

Seeing Arequipa

A travel blog entry by mlhampton on Oct 23, 2013

29 photos

... room. Apparently the children for sacrifice were chosen at birth. They know this because they are buried with their umbilical cord for their rebirth in the afterlife. They then awaited their time for sacrifice, which was when there was an imminent natural disaster. In Juanitas case it was the eruption of Armpato. The oldest a child of sacrifice can be is 15. Juanita was 12. She was walked up to the summit of the mountain (how the bloody hell did they do that in Alpaca ...