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

World Heritage Site , Festive parade

A travel blog entry by sa2013 on Jan 31, 2015

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... a huge ZigZag painted ostrich egg filled with pisco sour, Cointreau, fresh lime - orange juice and fresh mint that works wonders at 7300 ft. I get brave and ask for a kitchen tour and am given the royal hospital hat tour of the tiny kitchen that bangs out lunch and dinners for two levels of dining area, two private dining rooms and a large lounge seating area . Super mise en place is evident throughout and hospital hats off to the kitchen brigade and ...

Arequipa: Canyons and Colonialism

A travel blog entry by mattmantle on Dec 06, 2014

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... had a cheap 'Menu Del Dia’ option. I’d managed to figure out there was another ‘free’ walking tour of the city that afternoon, which is generally always a good idea. Arequipa itself is a beautiful colonial city, with lots of history from the Spanish era. The tour was very informative, and was rounded off nicely by a round of Pisco Sours as a pre cursor to the expected tip giving ceremony, which generally ended these tours. An ...

Juanita the ice maiden

A travel blog entry by daveanddale on Sep 02, 2014

... was the old favourite of the store selling
products for the kickback. Here they were selling textiles and clothing made
from the various camilid furs. Outside there was a small enclosure where one of
these animals was caged. The rarest and most expensive of these was the wool of
the vicuna where a scarf alone sells for nearly $3000. Then we travelled to
another higher lookout which was located at the top of a tower. ...

Keeping it Cultural in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by samandmegan on Jul 22, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

... old corpse of 'Juanita', a human sacrifice at the summit of Mt Ampato, and all the stuff that was found with her and other oh-so-lucky 'chosen ones'. We haven't really got stuck into much cultural stuff since Cuba so it was really good to stumble across this really interesting and professional museum.

Megan then had a siesta, whilst I wandered around Arequipa in the midday heat, looking for the Lonely Planet guidebook that I had left ...

City Living and a Nunnery

A travel blog entry by sharissajj on Jun 08, 2014

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... on the bottom (if size allows...sometimes I can't even fit well in a dorm bunk by myself-luckily these ones were bigger). Unfortunately as I was leaning over our stuff, probably trying to get my toothbrush or something, I hear a bang! And a snap! And next thing I know half of our stuff and the mattress had fallen onto the lower bunk! Luckily no one was underneath when this happened, and I was still half on the latter so I didn't completely fall ...