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 travel blog entry by lewis4126 on Sep 29, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

... the second part of the walk so, instead, we opted to return to San Carmila market to
buy more Coca leaves. We never tire of
seeing the unusual meats and fruits and vegetables at the local markets.

We ended our wonderful day with dinner at a restaurant Bill
had noted in several guide books and blogs as being one of the best. “Huntapa” specialized in platters of a variety
of potatoes ...

Arequipa & the Colca Canyon Trek

A travel blog entry by tim.quaye on Aug 25, 2014

9 photos

... the area.

We finished the day at some thermal baths...which rather resembled a dirty swimming pool.

Day 2

We set off at 6am to go and see the Condors. The world's largest bird up to 1.2m in height and a 2.5m wing span. Who are regularly spotted around certain areas in the morning as the sun creates thermal currents for them to fly. I thought it may be a bit of a wait to spot one or two. But there were loads, gliding ...

A Day Alone in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by connieeasley on Aug 06, 2014

6 photos

... used him as a taxi (not to be confused as a "Tata Taxi") to downtown Arequipa. Saved me $3. Hey, I wanted a win here!

My first stop was Starbucks. Needed a fix. You can always count on one thing from home. Even the pastries are the same. How do you think they pull that off? Same coffee, chai tea latte, same green tea, same croissants....all the stuff the same. Only Starbucks could figure that out. And, they have ...

Under the Weather in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe on May 13, 2014

3 photos

... the courtyard I spotted a few benches arranged around the outside and I thankfully took a seat, where I was quite happy to stay as I felt unable to take another step.

Rosario asked if I was OK and if I needed a taxi back to the hotel, but I said I’d wait and just go back on the bus when everyone else was ready. I felt as if I was going to be sick, so I went into the nearby lavatory and tried unsuccessfully to make myself vomit.

The White City & the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by ashhigh on Mar 28, 2014

26 photos

... Most of the buildings are made from white volcanic rock since the city is surrounded by 3 huge spectacular volcanoes. After some nice ceviche we started on the sauce and inevitably led to more table dancing.... Standard! Was a cracking night with the lads we had met in Puno. The next day we chilled by the pool with the guys and treated the hangovers with some early refreshing hair of the dog in the form of cold beers. The pool itself was freezing cold and quite small, so with ...

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