El Balcon Hostal Turistico

Address: Garcia Calderon 202, Arequipa, Peru | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Garcia Calderon 202, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, La Compañia and cloisters, La Iberica Chocolate Shop, and Carlos Zarate Adventures.
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    Travel Blogs from Arequipa

    Walled women and bold men

    A travel blog entry by ktowell on Jul 11, 2015


    ... we met Roxanna, who asked if we’d like to get something to eat. We explained that it would be physically impossible for us to consume any more food and she dropped us off at a Santa Catalina, a Dominican convent in the middle of town. This convent has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years and, still, even now, today, has fifteen nuns enclosed within its walls. I was worried that the 21st century nuns would be ...

    Entry level to 2500 metres above sea level

    A travel blog entry by kfamily on May 31, 2015

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    ... to visit on our city tour. We visited a cathedral where there was a children's performance, they were so cute. Next was a Convent today. This was interesting to see how nuns were taken into the convent and the rooms and small village which resulted because of the amount of nuns which lived here There are still 15 nuns who live here but do not practice the old ways of being silent. ...

    Exploring Arequipa

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on May 15, 2015

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    ... she was beatified by Pope John Paul II as various miracles and predictions are attributed to her. Overall, the monastery was beautiful, the art gallery interesting, and worth the visit despite its expensive entrance. After the monastery I headed to the cathedral located at the Plaza del Armes. This dominate building runs the length of the main square. The church is a soft yellow on the inside contrasted with white, with a huge organ at the back, and many different ...

    Flight of the Condors

    A travel blog entry by civilgator on Jan 29, 2015

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    ... my next stop in Cusco. I could have easily stayed another night in Arequipa; there was a lot to see and explore. But, I opted to catch an overnight bus to Cusco and carry on with the journey. I had been looking forward to Machu Picchu most of the trip and was excited to be on my way. I haven't mentioned yet how many people I have met and re-met along my travels. This part of South America has a pretty well established circuit of sites and I guess it's inevitable that you'll see ...

    Arequipa, Peru

    A travel blog entry by zebranroo2014 on Sep 24, 2014

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    ... I am here. I am in S. America for a total of 2.5 months therefore that should be enough time for my stomach to adjust right?!?!?Oh well, stay tuned.

    Travelling stereotypes

    I am yet to meet or see other morranos (chocolate coloured people). I have been assured that there are a lot of morranos in Peru, however, Arequipa doesn't seems to have one so far - me. I have random men smiling at me on the streets and ...