La Maison Del Solar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... with the front end staff ( and barkeep )
Our last day of altitude adjustment finds us downtown and alongside a random ( to us ) costume, dance and band filled parade represented by all of Arequipas districts all vying for the crowds attention. The groups rolled by one after another each performing traditional dances that every costume was traditionally associated with, and noticeably they all had a beer in hand as they bounced, sang and ...
... had a cheap 'Menu Del Dia’ option. I’d managed to figure out there was another ‘free’ walking tour of the city that afternoon, which is generally always a good idea. Arequipa itself is a beautiful colonial city, with lots of history from the Spanish era. The tour was very informative, and was rounded off nicely by a round of Pisco Sours as a pre cursor to the expected tip giving ceremony, which generally ended these tours. An ...
... for days and would work for lower wages. We then headed to a stone quarry where workers were cutting bricked by hand. They are paid 3 soles per brick and earn very little money due to the fact that the owner of the quarry is the sole buyer of bricks and the owners also supplies the tools. We also visited a graveyard and also a crèche where children could come are I've a basic education whilst their mother's ...
... homes and the furniture very dark but really lovely; I do love the courtyards, how can I have a courtyard in my garden! Time for dinner, we do seem to be eating a lot, breakfasts are always bread and jam, rarely anything else, lunch, soups and more bread and dinners a great mixture of foods. Well it is a shame we can't spend longer here but tomorrow is another day and we are off again, this time only a 6 hour journey to Puno, the handicraft and folklore capital of Peru. Night ...
... for an easy choice.Saturday 2nd August. Having had another sleepless night this time with a cold coming on , sore throat etc it was a slow day as we had to move rooms in the hostel so hung about till midday really when we visited 2 museums both hood. The first with pre Incan artefacts from local archeological digs nearby. It included excellent displays of ceramics , mummified bodies and textiles woven , all between 800 to 1400 AD. The second museum ...