Hostal Los Balcones de Rivero

Rivero 520 - 524 , Arequipa, ., Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Trujillo & Mancora

A travel blog entry by franmullineux on May 28, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

... couple of hours, ended up going on for over five hours! We were taken out of the city to see the house of the city's founder, try cheese-flavoured ice-cream (which actually doesn't contain any cheese and is quite nice!) and my personal favourite, a shop selling products made of llama wool with members of the llama family at the back. After five weeks in Peru, I'm well acquainted with the four different members of the llama family, from Vicuna up to Huanaca, but this ...

Big city, Small town & the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by cherub94 on May 23, 2014

10 photos

... were the purest of the people, beauty and nobility were also big factors. The Incan high priest would take the sacrifice to the top of the mountain, feeding them coca leaves to help with breathing at high altitudes, and giving them alcohol to numb pain, fear and resistance. Once at the top they were either killed by a blow to the head, strangulation or (cruelest of all) left to die of exposure to the harsh climate. When discovered, many ...

Arequipa

A travel blog entry by micka600 on May 05, 2014

5 photos

Arrrrr! Another place I wish I had more time to see! So many activities to do! A slight feel of a tourist farm but once you get past this it's so much fun. There is also the museo santuarios andinos where juanita the young girl sacrificed at the top of the ampato volcano chills (bad pun) still frozen in tact. She's ...

Days 125 - 126: Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by tksa on Jan 30, 2014

5 photos

... Paz, the free breakfast was stale bread and runny jam, which I’m now sure is intentionally bad; a ploy to force you into buying one of their breakfasts from the menu.

We wandered around Arequipa, a pretty town surrounded by not one but three active volcanoes, before making our way to the main reason we’d visited the place, a Peruvian cooking experience! Set in the stunning gardens of a up-market hostel, the ...

When I was about 7, I wanted to be a nun ...

A travel blog entry by mgr.2013 on Dec 09, 2013

3 comments, 9 photos

... was no sign of a body, They eventually found the body in a crater further down the mountain, her face had dehydrated in the sun. Apparently, she had been given an intoxicating substance and had then been bashed over the head.

I met with the others for a late lunch and then set off to see a colonial house and finally the cathedral.

Tonight at 8 pm, we take the overnight bus to Nasca. Dreading it!



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Location

This hotel, located on Rivero 520 - 524 , Arequipa, is near La Compañia and cloisters, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, Casa del Moral, and Carlos Zarate Adventures.
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