La Casa de Melgar Hostal
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Casa de Melgar Hostal Arequipa
Very comfortable, peaceful, beautiful place to stay and to photograph! I was ill and it was perfect for healing.
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... seafood and ceviche in Lima and enjoyed the last few days of speaking Spanish and the Latin culture. Our flight path from Lima to Asia was a little strange: instead of flying over the Pacific Ocean, we flew back to the US and then east through the Middle East. Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Dubai, Thailand--all in all, 45 hours of travel time. Our flight from LA to Dubai was with Emirates, a company who rightfully calls themselves the 'best airline in the world.' We flew on an ...
... would be in a bad way.
Oasis; 2100 M above sea level
The last 30 minutes felt like forever, but we were finally at the oasis. David showed us to our own individual little huts. Very basic indeed. A small wooden framed shed. No incoming electric, just a simple bed, desk and chair.
We ripped off our sweaty clothes and put on our swim wear. We ran to the natural oasis which we had been looking forward to all day... It was like a scene from ...
... history of the Iglesias San Juan Batista. Went to see if walking tour was on but since it was a Sunday sadly not so decided to do bus tour instead to at least see some of the town, went to 5 sites. While it was nice to see bit more of the town I was not too impressed with the expensive jumper shop with one alpaca and two lamas in their mini zoo. Plus felt they could have come up with more than 5 sentences of commentary in the 90mins. So if you are ever in ...
... right next to the garden, so couldn't complain. We got up and had a walk around to find the city centre. Arequipa, is named the white city, this is because the Spaniards took the city when Latin America was conquered. It's not because there are loads of white colonial buildings, as I first thought.
When we first walked around the city, we didn't find the main centre yet, so I didn't think it was that much of a nice city. We walked around the outskirts ...