Hotel El Lago Estelar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
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... smaller city. Even though we were quite tired from the night bus trip we had to spent the afternoon with planing our next steps in advance still due to the Fiestas Patrias and its aftermaths. Then it was time for an early bed call, as we had to be ready at 3 am to be picked up by the bus for our three day tour of the Colca Canyon.
So, on Tuesday morning or rather in the middle of the night, we were picked up by David (our guide and not to be confused with Davidsch ;)). We ...
... all excited for the days to come... Ps. Tom and nad enjoyed a delightful alpaca steak that night - general consensus was that the steak 'slightly tough but beautifully flavoured' Pps. Our hotel lived up to the recommendations as 'the best value in all of ...
... so until we came to the area where we were going to start our trek. We were going to begin our walk straight into the canyon. It was all downhill pretty much, but it was rocky and at times a but slippery. The views into the canyon were beautiful. This first bit down to the bridge took about 2 hours. We were a group of 9 but 3 people went back. There were a group of 3 Dutch a girl, her boyfriend and her mum. It was too tough for her mum so they had to go back. So for the rest of the day ...
... or go somewhere remotely under lit you will be relieved of all your possessions. As it turned out we were fine and managed to check into our hostel unmolested.
That afternoon we did a good walking tour and learned some Peruvian history, it was interesting and Arequipa is a nice city with cobbled streets and is known as they gateway to the Colca canyon. We had looked at doing Colca and but after a few people gave us the 'you could probably skip it' line we thought we ...
Left Cusco in the rain very early this morning and caught a short flight to Arequipa. We're now at 2500m above sea level - the weather has changed again and we are back in warmer climates. We had the day to wander about the city, which is beautiful and very colonial. Called the White City as the buildings are made from petrified volcanic rock, which is white. Alex and ...