Hotel Plaza Melgar

Isaac recabarren 101-B Cercado, Arequipa, 054, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Colca canyon

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly


... solid green plant which looks like a carpet. The scenery was stunning and I loved having my photo taken with llamas. We spent the night at the tour company's lodge which was amazing. It was such luxury for me after mainly staying in shared hostal ...

Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by beccie_andy


... the sky a delicate pink-gold, the mountains lilac. Of course, as this wasn't pre-arranged, we couldn't stop to take photos.

We decided to give 'Peruvian Dance Night' a miss and headed to the market for dinner.

We were up at 5am the next morning and the bus dropped us off in a plaza to try and sell us more stuff and subject us to more dancing for money.

From here we drove to Colca Canyon to Condor Cross. Here, ...

Picnics and pasties

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... saw lots of street vendors selling inflatable hearts, chocolates and cards – as Sunday was Mother’s Day in Peru. We strolled for an hour, before treating ourselves to a TV dinner from the ‘El Super’ supermarket: sandwiches, chocolate cake and crisps.

Sunday was a quiet day too. We travelled by bus from Arequipa to Cusco at ...


A travel blog entry by lou_w


... has about 2000 different types of potato. Had some fantastic pork soup, made by a lovely old lady. And who would have thought that queso helado (cheese ice cream) actually tasted good! But the real reason for my visit to arequipa was the Colca Canyon hike. So I spent 2 days walking into (and then up!) the second deepest canyon in the world. ...

Seeing Arequipa

A travel blog entry by mlhampton


... phwoar!), then she drank Chincha during the ceremony. Then she was bonked on the head and buried in a hole, with plates, chillies, cocoa leaves and things that she would need in the afterlife. If a girl is buried they cover the place with a circle of stones and if it is a boy a square. Boys would be buried with tools and textiles. Juanita was clearly important in her time as she was buried/sacrificed at the summit, and she is important now because her body and INTERNAL ...


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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