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Travel Blogs from Arequipa
We were picked up from our hotel by the lovely Oscar first thing and taken to the airport for our transfer to Arequipa,Peru's second city. Located in the desert about 50 miles from the coast, Arequipa is known as the White City mainly because many of its buildings are built from white stone much of which is derived from the surrounding volcanoes …
Runningboy stayed here on May 26, 2009 during their trip titled: Exploring Peru, With Scott and Ben: From Cajamarca to Titicaca..
Runningboy stayed here on May 25, 2009 during their trip titled: Exploring Peru, With Scott and Ben: From Cajamarca to Titicaca..
... apart from some sun damage to her face she remains disconcertingly well preserved and you can see wrinkles on the skin on her hands.
So as to give our bodies time to acclimatise to the altitude and not overwork them with a lot of digestion we had a light dinner at Crepisimo, a creperie recommended by both our guide book and tour guide. I had a local herbal tea with a chocolate crepe whilst we played chess and listened to a jazz guitar version of Greensleeves. Perfecto.
... century. Arequipa is the largest city after Lima and in colonial times had the largest Spanish population and strongest European traditions. It is very independent, having once had it's own passport, coin and various other legal and local identities. We spend two hours (9:50am-12pm) with Edward and a female tourism student who seems shy and doesn't say much. Quite a few people from the dragoman tour have decided to come on the tour plus a Belgian lesbian couple. We are also ...