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

A Day Alone in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by connieeasley on Aug 06, 2014

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... it and let me take his photo. He finally said OK, but not his face. Guess he was a real celebrity or something. So, I did....actually honored his wish, very unlike me. Showed him the photo, and he seemed happy. Told him I was going to put it in the newspaper in America, and he smiled really big, showing me a toothless grin. Somehow I don't think he was writing for AP. He was very cute.

On a different note, I seem ...


A travel blog entry by kerriegee on Jul 08, 2014

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... to find something else to wash away the flavours and we found papas relleno, stuffed potato. It was really good and super cheap, about 50c. We continued to wander around the city taking in the sights and sounds of the lovely Arequipa. Later in the afternoon we went back to the hostel for a nap. We have both been a little ill the last week. Our last in town and we decided to take our time packing our things and enjoying some time in a private room because we will have ...

Observations about South America

A travel blog entry by mamorris on May 24, 2014

... South American method for trying to get attention or change a situation not favourable to you:

1. Make a noise. the type of noise depends on the situation - if you're in a car (especially in a traffic jam), obviously beep the horn. If you're outside a house, shout the name of the person you are looking for. Shout from a good distance away, though, so that you wake everybody else up. Don't waste effort by walking up to the door so you don't have to shout so ...


A travel blog entry by david_irina on Mar 26, 2014

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... br>
In Arequipa we have been 2 days instead of 3. We only visited the Colca Canyon in Andes,
and had a brief walk in the city center. On our way to the canyon we passed the point of
4910 meters above the sea level, and even feel some headache. The mountains are covered by
grass in this area. ...

Taking on the Colca Canyon Trek

A travel blog entry by ittakestwo on Jan 17, 2014

2 comments, 76 photos

... and benches for a quick breather. Everyone red, sweaty and breathless. Behind the little kiosk was a very basic house, the pitstop was a family bussiness. The wood was bound together with Alpaca skin (a very strong fibre were told) and there were bones hanging up to dry out. It was like something out of Texas Chainsaw Massacre.... There were chickens roaming, three large dogs on the loose and three hutches full of guinea pigs (being bred to eat of course). One ...

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