La Maison Del Solar
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the area.
We finished the day at some thermal baths...which rather resembled a dirty swimming pool.
We set off at 6am to go and see the Condors. The world's largest bird up to 1.2m in height and a 2.5m wing span. Who are regularly spotted around certain areas in the morning as the sun creates thermal currents for them to fly. I thought it may be a bit of a wait to spot one or two. But there were loads, gliding ...
... we had to do the night visit. We still arrived at 5 PM to see it in the light a little, and experience sunset there as well, and it was indeed magical. The convent dates from the 16th century, but has been expanded and added onto since then to make it a really spectacular place, with fruit-filled cloisters and maze-like streets. It’s basically its own little city inside the city. Nuns still live there in a small part ...
... the prosperous neighbourhood of Yanahuara. This is famous for the picture postcard shot of the white stone arches in the plaza, with the peak of El Misti in the background. We stopped a while, took some photos, then headed back, for a quick look inside the cathedral and a pizza dinner.
We were up very early the next day for a two-day, one night tour of Colca Canyon, around 150km to the north, which we will describe in the next blog.
Martin & ...
... almost lazy pace. The entire trip could be easily done in two days, but sometimes it doesn't hurt to take it easy. We left Arequipa early in the morning and arrived at the edge of the canyon just in time for breakfast and after stopping at a viewpoint to admire a couple of majestic condors flying around; we started walking and in a couple of hours we arrived at the bottom of the gorge and had the whole afternoon to laze around a rustic guesthouse on the edge of a small village at ...
... We got some great tips for our next couple months. Everything has continued to go well at the orphanage, the first impression turned out to be right on and we are still loving each shift. The kids are wonderful and from what we hear three of them may be in the process of being adopted. We're not sure how long it will take for this to happen, if it does at all, as we have been told the adoption process in Peru is very long and difficult. Although I'm ...