Hotel Plaza Melgar

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

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared on Jul 20, 2014

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... to the gods when things were going wrong, and their offerings were children. They would take the best looking Virgins of Nobel blood, and in the case of Juanita they walked from Cusco which took weeks. They then get the kids drunk on chicha (a corn based drink) and coca leaves and hit them on the head. They are then buried at the top of the volcano as an offering. In 1995 the volcano next door was erupting and it caused the snow to melt and her grave was caught in ...


A travel blog entry by kerriegee on Jul 08, 2014

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... at the other. The organ has over 1000 pipes, pretty impressive. Continuing through to the other side we came out onto a small street filled with caves and restaurants, it was gated at either end. We think this May have been where the monastery was back in the day. We ended the day fairly excited to explore the rest of the city. In the morning we rushed to the main square so we could do the free city walking tour, usually they are really interesting and show you ...

Peru II to Asia

A travel blog entry by rangjill on May 01, 2014

1 comment, 24 photos

... in the week, including processions in the street, but the energy of the celebrations could still be felt. Towering over the central square was a beautiful Catholic Cathedral. After trying a few local dishes, including Chupe de Camarones (river shrimp soup) and alpaca, we visited the impressive Monestary of Santa Catalina. It is a truly a city within a city. Constructed of sillar, the Monestary is an intricately woven network of rooms and ceremonial places of worship. Amid ...

Nazca - Arequipa

A travel blog entry by conrad.bear on Mar 18, 2014

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... across Plaza Armas from the Catherdal, then off to Church of the Company of Jesus.

Then to various places, the first bridge, the first hotel, avoid the bank the police had cordoned off, because of a problem.

Then to Santa Catalina Monastery, a coffee shop (free samples), and a chocolate shop (more free samples) , then ending at a bar (more free things to eat).

By this point I ...

Arequipa, Peru 5th Jan - 7th Jan

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld on Jan 05, 2014

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This was a marathon 16 hour journey to get here! We left at 5pm so booked up on a VIP bus so we could have a nice luxury seat to sleep in. The bus service was the most luxurious travel we have ever been on. Meals, blankets & pillows with big leather & gel pad seats that go all the way back. Great!

We got to Arequipa and checked into our ...

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