Gasthaus El Amigo Inn

Address: Pasaje Selva Alegre 112, Arequipa, Peru | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Pasaje Selva Alegre 112, Arequipa, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Arequipa & the Colca Canyon Trek

A travel blog entry by tim.quaye on Aug 25, 2014

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... which seemed pretty extreme in the country which produces more Cocaine than any other in South America.

As we came into the valley we stopped off to view the terraces and tombs of the Collaguas, a pre incan civilisation. It struck me how similar the terraces are to those in Asia and how two completely separate civilisations came up with the same solution to most efficiently use land is quite strange.

The tombs contained a few ...

Convent by Candlelight (A Dennis Post)

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Jul 23, 2014

45 photos

... and we even got to see a military band play as part of the countdown to Peru’s upcoming Independence Day celebrations We even wandered out of the downtown area into the more modern part of the city, which for the most part was less pretty, but we did make our way to a pretty square in the neighborhood of Yanahuara, featuring great views of Misti and an 18th century church. And we managed to get real Peruvian chicken for ...

Some Fun and a Little :(

A travel blog entry by amdouet on Jun 18, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... when necessary. Fun Facts: Arequipa is surrounded by three volcanoes!! Trivia: Oops, forgot to answer the trivia for Edition 2. Mom got it right that guano is the name for bird poo (I thought it only referred to bat poo but I guess I was wrong). She also got Edition 3 correct about the tallest sand dune. She'll get a special prize for playing the most. :) For today, Colca Canyon is the 2nd deepest canyon. What is the deepest canyon in the world and how deep is ...

This Kindle Fire is muerto

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin on May 06, 2014

80 photos

... mainly textiles and trinkets made from precious metals. As with the exhibits in Salta, the objects, and the body of Juanita and two other children (a girl and boy), were perfectly preserved by the ice through the centuries, until the molten ash from the eruption melted the ice. No photos were allowed in the Museum, unfortunately, so our pictures are from the web.

We spent the late afternoon in the artisanal market, shopping for gifts, then walked ...

Down in the Canyon

A travel blog entry by -ninavale- on Feb 07, 2014

26 photos

... Siamo ritornati ad Arequipa nel tardo pomeriggio e, dopo aver fatto una doccia e aver mangiato qualcosa, siamo ripartiti la sera stessa con un altro autobus notturno. Speriamo solo che le temperature siano umanamente accettabili o che il riscaldamento funzioni. In ogni caso dagli errori s'impara, e stavolta abbiamo i nostri sacchi a pelo a portato di mano.

It's always easier to go down than to go up, regardless of the kind of descent and ascent involved. Especially if ...