La Casa de Melgar Hostal

Address: Calle Melgar no 108, Arequipa, Peru | Hotel
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Great for Photographing

Reviewed Oct 13, 2012
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Very comfortable, peaceful, beautiful place to stay and to photograph! I was ill and it was perfect for healing.

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Travel Blogs from Arequipa

Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by beccie_andy on May 20, 2014

34 photos

... tour was saved. Huge condors use the thermal winds to glide across the canyon. Some swooped so close that you could hear the wind whistling through their feathers. At points, 6 or 7 condors would take off at once, drifting in lazy circles around each other, effortlessly catching each new gust of wind. It was an impressive sight and the hour and a *********** quickly.

From here we started to make our way back to Arequipa, stopping to ...

Days 125 - 126: Arequipa, Peru

A travel blog entry by tksa on Jan 30, 2014

5 photos

... potato, chicken salad and avocado. After eating our creations we got cracking on the second dish, lomo saltado, ‘lomo’ being a cut of beef and ‘saltado’ meaning ‘jumping’. We soon understood why it was called jumping beef, as we took it in turns to toss the ingredients in a searing pan. We each added a splash of pisco that dramatically set the pan on fire! The main was simple but delicious and ...


A travel blog entry by rainman2468 on Dec 04, 2013

3 photos

... bags all over the truck. A number of the Colca Canyoners had decided against the "more expensive" Tucan excursion, opting for a "cheaper" version they had arranged themselves. Unfortunately they mucked up their arrangements to meet the truck en route and were forced to find their own way to Cusco (ultimately ending up becoming the more expensive/time intensive excursion which was ironic and a little funny after all the loud mouthing ...

Bus, Lake, Bus, City, Bus, Canyon, Bus, City, Bus

A travel blog entry by sranedwandering on May 21, 2010

1 photo

... have moved to the mainland.

I was curious, as most people are, as to why this strange and difficult culture would be adopted when the surrounding area is perfectly habitable. History has it, though, that the Uros people always used reed boats to fish from the islands and created permanent, habitable ‘boats’ when the Incas arrived, as a form of defence and escape from the Incan expansionism. It seems to have worked, ...