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

Trekking in the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by davidschntorbs on Jul 30, 2015

23 photos

... their way up the mountain in complete darkness. The darkness, though had the advantage that the sun was not merciless burning down and therefore robbing us of our resources. This was also the reason for me to put as much way behind me as I could without the first rays of light. At first, it was rather hard to find the right pace with all the groups ahead of us, but once Kevin and I had found our pace, the walking was more easy (Davidsch had already gone crazy running up the hill and ...

Arequipa city

A travel blog entry by kev1875 on Jul 14, 2015

1 comment, 7 photos

... preserved due to the ice temperatures of the mountain for 500 years. The Incas believed that mountains were the gods and volcanic eruptions were a sign of their anger at the Incas. To appease the god they offered up a human life, one maybe more, but it would be a young life, innocent and untouched it was seen as the ultimate sacrifice. It would be an important person, a princess for example this was established due to clothing, artefacts etc all found at the grave and ...

Arequipa and Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by emily26 on May 30, 2015

16 photos

... so she would head up at 6 am with a guide on her mule. So the rest of us headed off with Nelson. We were walking pretty fast and well. It started to get light quickly. We were all encouraging each other as we were going. The group were all really lovely. It was steep the whole way up and it was tough but as the sun wasn't shinning onto the mountain yet it wasn't too hard as we weren't too hot. It was rocky and steep terrain and the path zig zagged up the canyon. We were told it ...

Bienvenido at Arequipa

A travel blog entry by sa2014frda on Feb 10, 2015

46 photos

We found this cheap hostel in the center called "Scandinavia", Calle Ugarte 314, next to Santa Catalina Convent. 51-54-227542 or cel 51-54-969807417.
It was a good price for us 3 and had a nice roof terrace to enjoy the sunset. They are doing many work as the place is really old and really need to be restored.
Good point for me was the location of the hotel.

The town is pretty, there are ...

Arequipa... Days 48-50

A travel blog entry by chrisandimbi on Oct 17, 2014

3 comments, 2 photos

... just incase they had given us 'horse steroids!' We upgraded to a double room at an extortionate price, just to get a good nights sleep. The campsite is nice with great facilities, but right on a busy hwy... Go figure! After a not so great nights sleep, we got up for breakfast and were served pancakes by zee Germans. In an attempt to get well, we literally did nothing all day except some hand washing and ...