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... to trade wares. It was like a city of women inside the city of Arequipa and all that female independence made the pope uncomfortable enough that he issued a decree kicking all the fripperies like worldly goods and servants out, and forcing the nuns to live communally, and cook and clean for themselves.
This decree cut down on the numbers of wealthy women becoming nuns to this very day, but the drop in enrollment hasn’t ...
... before dinner I am catching up on the blogs as we have been really busy and last night was a late night but the Marriott did not give us free wifi.
The hotel we are staying at is a historical site which was renovated but the front and the reception are really nice. Also, I mentioned in a previous blog that this is the first time that APT tours are visiting Arequipa so we hopefully will be given a good ...
... As such, they wanted to become their own country and for awhile even had their own passports. The city of Arequipa is know as the white city. Many people believe it is because many of the buildings are made out of the white sillar. Nevertheless, the locals say it is because originally there were more Caucasians in the city than natives when the Spanish arrived. Although that division is not so divided now, the nickname still exists. After learning some of this history ...
After taking the smartest nightbus ever (huge, wide reclining seats, personal televisions with film selections and really good food) I got to Arequipa Wednesday morning. I spent a short time looking round, but then it started to rain so I just relaxed all afternoon as I'd decided to do another trek. The Colca canyon. Two days one night. One day down into the canyon, the other coming back up. And as it was another early start (0300 hours) I pre rested. Thursday ...
... behind and set off with instructions to wait at the top. An intense 1 hour and 40minutes later I completed the 1000m and reached the 3200m canyon top as the sun was coming over the mountains.
I rewarded myself with a coke and a spot in the sun while I waited another hour 40 for the last member of the group to arrive.
From here we headed to some much more authentic thermal baths and a couple of impressive viewing points on the way back to ...