La Gruta Hotel
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Pisco yesterday, food today! First off, we booked onto a Peruvian cooking experience course. Clothed with flattering hats and aprons, we chopped, fried and stirred our way to a traditional Andean stuffed pepper accompanied by a cheesy potato side! The delicate taste buds of the girls ...
... area at the foot near where we began at the top, complete with beds and a swimming pool which was fed by the river running through the canyon. Needless to say, the pool was icey cold, and it wasn’t possible to stay in there for too long without shivering or turning a blue-ish colour. The rooms were basic, and we even found a small scorpion on Peter’s bed. That night, we heard something quite large running around on our roof which didn’t ...
... chillis stuffed with either a diced meat filling with raisins and chilli or diced vegetables in the same sauce, topped with a slice of cheese. The accompaniment was pastel de papa, a kind of potato dauphinoise with a soufflé topping sprinkled with fennel.
Everything was all delicious, and we intend trying as close an approximation as we ...
We arrived in Arequipa in the early morning and travelled by taxi to our hostel which was again in the old town of the city. The 2 elderly ladies who ran the hostel spoke no English but were always smiling at us. They gave us our room early which was on the ground floor so this time we didn't have to struggle upstairs. After a recovery sleep we headed to ...
... are in amazing condition - they hardly look a month old, let alone over 500 years. The whole experience was surreal, I recommend anyone who comes to Arequipa to do it.
Following this, we took a short tour of Casa Museo Goyeneche, a colonial house from the 1550s, containing a museum of pre-Columbian gold, Arequipa's currency history, collections of Andean cultures, old religious art by ex-slaves, original furniture, and the original occupant's ...