- Continental Breakfast
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- Room service
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Arequipa is possibly the most beautiful city I visited in Peru. The drive was a lot of fun, we sang and danced and I have a new love for passion fruit. It's my new favourite fruit, which is a bit annoying as it's so expensive in England and hard to get a good one. When we arrived, we did boring jobs like getting money out and I was so hungry, so a few of us went for pizza, garlic bread and a pisco sour for pretty cheap. I then booked to trek colca ...
... you could choose one of a whole variety of toppings. The owner told us that there are 3,500 varieties of potatoes in Peru....hard to believe...we heard that there are about 200...still a lot! Bill chose the Alpaca and vegetable cream
sauce and I chose the sauce with chicken, spinach, onions and wonderful spices. Can’t wait to try and recreate these dishes
at home. It was a perfect way to end a
... plaza and checked out the old convent. This was an enormous place so we took the English guided tour to get us around with some understanding. The convent was really a town within the town where there were separate houses for the rich nuns and their slaves or servants. It was a very different set up for a nunnery in the 16th and ...
... for miles. Good thing they have their own restaurant.
This lake has been gone for about 2,000 years (how do they know that? Some old person around who remembers?). In the middle is an island. It is filled with cactus. Straight up and down cactus. The rocks feel just like coral. The explanation is that the rocks came from coral and the cactus have morphed from underwater plants. It is weirdly cool. Photos included.
... beautiful view point from either the north or south or east or west or left or right of the city from wherever we were. When he explained it in Spanish history was involved. Today I went to the museum and learned about and saw the mummy, Juanita. The story of Inka sacrifice was pretty amazing. I must say though I was a little upset to learn that the child mummies they found gave their lives to the mountain ...