La Casa de Melgar Hostal

Address: Calle Melgar no 108, Arequipa, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa


A travel blog entry by lewis4126 on Sep 29, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

Sept 29

We went on a walking tour on our last day in Arequipa. The tour guides were English speaking
students who worked for tips and were very knowledgeable about the history of
the city and had more interesting information than we had learned on the city
bus tour.

Our first stop was the 2nd oldest church in Peru built
by the Jesuits in 1573. This beautiful little church was ...

A Day Alone in Arequipa

A travel blog entry by connieeasley on Aug 06, 2014

6 photos

... thing was the line of police with riot shields standing behind the carvers, just standing there ominously. It is a common occurrence. They just move around the plaza, from one place to another. A dozen of them or so. Nothing ever happens, but they are always there. Curiously, does nothing happen because they are there? Or are they there frivolously and nothing is happening?

And then there were several ...

Zig Zag

A travel blog entry by kirstinf on Jun 16, 2014

10 photos

... I keep thinking of Arequipa as a town but in actual fact it's about the same population as Auckland. The city is at the base of El Misti, a volcano that reaches 5822 metres. Many of the city's old and interesting buildings are built of sillar - a pearly white volcanic material. Mim (from my first tour) said when I made it to Arequipa I had to go to a restaurant called Zig Zag. Oh my life- it was amazing! Of course any restaurant that starts with a free Pisco sour has to be ...

This Kindle Fire is muerto

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin on May 06, 2014

80 photos

... and the description of the circumstances and rituals of the sacrifice made the visit much more palatable than I had expected. The emphasis on the use of sacrifice to appease the mountain Gods was interesting, and the privilege of Juanita being chosen to be sacrificed was described at length and very carefully. Juanita was discovered after an eruption melted the ice on the volcano, allowing an American-led team to discover the grave and its ...