Diplomat Plaza Hotel

Av. Parra 119, Arequipa, 054, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa


A travel blog entry by kerriegee


... sessions you could sign up for and make your own chocolate. While we were sipping our tea we experienced a little earthquake, I felt nothing but could hear the cabinets shaking and rattling, then the girls behind the counter said "earthquake, everybody downstairs" after that came the stay calms... The next stop was a restaurant so Vicki and I left the group in search of the market for lunch. We had a soup but it didn't taste very good, it tasted like raw meat so ...

Raw fish and citrus fruit...Gill-ty!!!

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde


... of town. Arequipa has a graceful colonial feel to it, while the 3 volcanoes that flank the city make for spectacular views from the roof of the city's cathedral. Tourists are able to amble through this mesmerising building, gawping at the immaculate decor. We all agreed it's one of the most stunningly furnished religious buldings we've visited, but it does makes you wonder what Nobel men, Priests et al would make of such extravagance today.


Arequipa, the “White City”

A travel blog entry by dimps99


... her to close all the windows and get the washing in!

Amongst the many buildings and churches that we visited were the twin-towered Basilica Cathedral (originally constructed in 1621, but rebuilt in 1868 after being damaged by a series of earthquakes and fire), the small but beautifully ornate Cayma church (Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel Cayma, built in 1730; pictured opposite with Betty outside the gates), and Inglesia de la Compania de ...

Arrival in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by atom4gevampire


... helped preserve her under the ice, until a nearby volcano eruption melted that snow and she was discovered by archeologists. Now she is on display inside the museum inside a cooled glass box that keeps her at the same temperatures and humidity that preserved her for 500 years when she was on top of the mountain. When we came back to the hostel we were happy to find out that the member of our group had recovered after being given more fluids at the ...

Arequipa and the city within a city

A travel blog entry by jowhiting


... the town and if you go to Buenos Aires theirs is perhaps more basic than you would have thought. Who knows!

That afternoon we were to have a city tour, with Alberto as our guide. He took us up to a viewpoint to see Misti and the other volcanoes. We then visited La Compania a Jesuit Church built in 1698 but took a hundred years to build. Ironically the Jesuits were to be evicted from Peru less than a hundred years later by a combination ...


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