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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... for miles. Good thing they have their own restaurant.
This lake has been gone for about 2,000 years (how do they know that? Some old person around who remembers?). In the middle is an island. It is filled with cactus. Straight up and down cactus. The rocks feel just like coral. The explanation is that the rocks came from coral and the cactus have morphed from underwater plants. It is weirdly cool. Photos included.
... backpacker and followed the Code of the Pirates. I had fallen behind so she continued on and was out with our friends checking out the town. She was a good little sis, though, and came back to check on me. Then she came back again with juice, hot chocolate, and a granola bar (I kept being told eating fiber would help). By this time (oh 4 hours later!) I could sit up for a bit and eat; however, eating that little bit and changing for bed wiped me out and I ...
... An amazing drive to a high point of 4900m seeing vegetation changes and getting our first glimpses of wild vicuña and farmed alpaca and llama. After arriving in Chivay we visited one of the many hot spring pools. The complex had two pools specifically for locals to use, as at there homes they did not have hot water. That night we went to a local restaurant that put on a demonstration of the traditional dances, one of the ...
... just enough time to get to the river at the bottom. This part of the canyon was only 1200m down, but a 2.5 hour walk. The light and views were amazing and we were joined by a black dog from the village who followed us there. We stayed in some wooden huts in a place called Oasis de Sangalle and it was really quiet (low season). The looming orange face of the cliff meant that the light turned a strange colour at sunset. The next morning we woke up to find the ...