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

Capacabana, la Paz, Araquipa

A travel blog entry by janbraddon on Nov 13, 2014

... development in the 1500's, bar a bit of earthquake damage in places. Apparently the nuns did have to give some of their space away at some point in the past, but the place still covers about 20,000 square metres and is considered a citadel within the city of Arequipa. The place is beautifully kept, the walls are painted in traditional colours, bright blue or orange. The frescos on the internal White Walls are in near perfect condition. The quirky streets are further ...

2nd visit no one ill this time

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak on Jul 31, 2014

... displays but also historical items from the Spanish eras, war and military items and phots of the damage the numerous earthquakes caused in the 19th and 20th centuries in Arequipa. We took another trip to the markets and bought some fruit and empanadas for tomorrow's trip on the bus. We leave at 3.30am here to be in time for the 4.30am bus that will take us to the border around Lake Titticaca and on to La Paz Bolivia. We expect to arrive late afternoon ...

City Living and a Nunnery

A travel blog entry by sharissajj on Jun 08, 2014

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... of other Peruvian cities. Because of this, there really isn't that much to do, except for one thing, which is to walk around the Monastery that has been restored and open to the public to see inside the very private lives of the nuns that still live there. The monastery is huge and full of bright, block colors, patterned tiles, and paintings from different eras that have all withstood the test of time. Not to mention all the different flowers ...

Observations about South America

A travel blog entry by mamorris on May 24, 2014

... that's a piece of paper. Going on a tour? That's a piece of paper. Getting on a bus? Oh, you'd better believe that's a piece of paper. You never know when or where you will be asked to show the piece of paper as proof of purchase. Don't have it? Don't worry, you just have to buy the ticket again. Even as someone who regularly rids himself of rubbish, a random sample of my bag and pockets showed receipts for the following:

  • Uyuni salt flats tour
  • Toilet at ...


A travel blog entry by ccchrissie on Apr 07, 2014

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... br> Also had a wander around the lovely carved columned
cloisters adjacent to La Compania church. The atmosphere was added to by a tuna
tuning-up – gotta love those outfits!

Spent the rest of the day doing washing and catching up the
old blog.