Hotel Plaza Melgar

Address: Isaac recabarren 101-B Cercado, Arequipa, 054, Peru | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Isaac recabarren 101-B Cercado, Arequipa, is near Colca Canyon, Yanahuara, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and Casa del Moral.
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Pisco day!

A travel blog entry by lucycrossfield on Jul 24, 2015

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... condition! (creepy) Team decided today would be a pisco day/night as we wanted to further immerse ourselves in Peruvian culture - pisco being the Peruvian tipple of choice. We ate dinner at the confusingly named Museo de Pisco. Not much of a museum, but more a restaurant with a super selection of Pisco based cocktails and Pisco soaked tapas! Peruvian nightlife was also ...

Walled women and bold men

A travel blog entry by ktowell on Jul 11, 2015


... to trade wares. It was like a city of women inside the city of Arequipa and all that female independence made the pope uncomfortable enough that he issued a decree kicking all the fripperies like worldly goods and servants out, and forcing the nuns to live communally, and cook and clean for themselves.

This decree cut down on the numbers of wealthy women becoming nuns to this very day, but the drop in enrollment hasn’t ...

Entry level to 2500 metres above sea level

A travel blog entry by kfamily on May 31, 2015

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... they had here was in 2000 and this was approx. 7 on the Richter scale.

While we were driving to get off the bus there was a demonstration by the local squatters who want the services of water and electricity supplied by the local government for free, There were hundreds of people but a peaceful protest which stopped just next to us so we quickly moved on to the ...

I Predict A Riot

A travel blog entry by thecurries2012 on May 05, 2015

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... negotiating in our poor Spanish the price of a heater for the night. It may have cost more than the price of the room but it was 5 very well spent as even with the heater and all our clothes on our breath was freezing in the cold air. Brrrrr.

Early the next morning we were all at breakfast wearing our hats, scarfs gloves and coats whilst drinking bad coffee and eating stale bread and jam, the standard Peruvian breakfast. The highlight of the whole tour was ...

Flight of the Condors

A travel blog entry by civilgator on Jan 29, 2015

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... or a moving van. Once in Puno it was a quick cab to the long distance bus station where I booked my overnight ticket to Aerequipa, grabbed a bite to eat, and ran into a couple of travelers I had befriended in La Paz a week before. After I arrived in Aerequipa I tallied up the costs... I saved a whopping $4. I chose poorly. After an early arrival and resting up for a few hours I went to explore the town. There are a couple of cities in the mountains of Peru that are a blend ...