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

The geezer of the geysers and others.

A travel blog entry by hwmorgan on May 22, 2015

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... visible to oncoming vehicles. This option forced us perilously close to the notable drop, responsible for the death of 26 cyclists. 64km worth of pure concentration later and we had officially survived, as evidenced by our souvenir T shirts. As we relaxed with a cold one, the guide told us that we would be returning back to La Paz by ascending the death road as the alternative road was closed for maintenance. Fully aware that another minibus had gone over the edge only ...

Bus ride and an evening in Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by mjgoodie on May 02, 2015

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... is a little piece of paradise. Just like our waiter at the lodge next door told us last night!

Thankfully we were able to pay everything including our food, tour and transfer on visa as we still had not seen a working ATM. We were literally down to a few soles, enough for snacks and water. We had a great breakfast and then went for another walk. Our bus picked us up at the B&B at 1145am and we headed into Chivay for lunch. They have the whole tourist bus ...

Arequipa, the city of volcanoes - Days 51 - 52

A travel blog entry by kate.alexandra on Apr 27, 2015

17 photos

... roads and old stone houses painted in white, terracotta and a vibrant blue. In its hay day hundreds of nuns used to live there, but nowadays there are only 20 nuns who live in a separate area. We were shown around the area where the nuns in training had to spend 4 years with no contact with the outside world, before they then decided whether to leave the convent or stay for the rest of their lives. We were surprised that they were girls from very wealthy families that could afford to ...

Arequipa, the white city

A travel blog entry by kayna on Apr 03, 2015

54 photos

... point in the journey, at 4900 metres. It was then a long journey back to Arequipa.

When we arrived back at Arequipa, we booked some onward bus travel, moved rooms again in our hostel, and enjoyed a potato based meal at Hatunpa, where we ate seven different kinds of potatoes, together with lots of other yummy stuff. Apparently, there are over 3800 varieties of potato in Peru alone.

We packed and got ready for our next stop - Nazca!


Lovely arequipa built of white ash

A travel blog entry by shazbattical on Dec 04, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... an expedition to the volcano ampato by anthropologists, where they´d turned up pottery etc before, led them to finding the body of a mummified girl in the crater. after another expedition which combed through the area to see what else was up there, they returned with a priceless insight into antiquity.

juanita was a girl of between 12 to 14yrs, from a high ranking family given the richness of her clothes, who walked with the inca party from ...