La Casa de Melgar Hostal

Calle Melgar no 108, Arequipa, Peru | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by georgierharris


... burial sites of human sacrifices to the mountain gods. One sacrifice was a 12 year old girl now referred to as Juanita. She was basically frozen in the freezing temperatures on the top of the mountain and is so well preserved that you can see the skin on her hands and she still has hair and most of her bodily organs. It was incredible! She is now kept in a box at -20 degrees to preserve her. They also found two other burial sites, both ...


A travel blog entry by neelsolanki


... the outside world and a unique view into a by-gone way of life. Going into the church and viewing some of the statues and apparatus used in catholic ceri monies gave an insight into how much the people of Arequipa and Peru/South America view and cherish their religion. For a country and a city where it's inhabitants aren't the wealthiest, vast sums of money is donated to the church. ...

Arequipa: the white city of Peru!

A travel blog entry by kdeak

... made a trip to Colca Canyon, the deepest canyon in the world! We saw the condors flying above the canyon and the views on a whole are absolutely beautiful. While in Arequipa we also went to an old monastery that was very evidently built by the Spanish given the architecture. We also saw the most well preserved mummy in the world, Juanita. She was a young Inca girl ...

Nuns 'n' Ice

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels


... it off but didn't know how to say in Spanish that we were now probably in our third recession. He tried a hostel for us that would be in our price range but they were full so he dropped us at another hostel, which was more expensive. We said good bye to the driver and headed in to enquire about the hostel. We told her it was too much and left but the driver was still there. We carried on and enquired at a few more hostels before we realised we probably wouldn't get anywhere for ...

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This hotel, located on Calle Melgar no 108, Arequipa, is near Colca Canyon, Yanahuara, San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monestery, and Casa del Moral.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Casa de Melgar Hostal Arequipa

    Reviewed by donnajimtravels

    Great for Photographing

    Reviewed Oct 13, 2012
    by (4 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Very comfortable, peaceful, beautiful place to stay and to photograph! I was ill and it was perfect for healing.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews La Casa de Melgar Hostal Arequipa

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent