La Plazuela

Polar 105, Arequipa, Peru | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by alimaterna

We woke up leisurely today and luckily I am feeling better! We chilled in the morning and then Diego took us for a drive around in his grandfathers car. It was so funny. We thought the car behind us was beeping at us, but it turns out we were driving along with our car alarm making the most ridiculous noises! Diego was majorly 'stressing' it was so funny. We grabbed some lunch and went to a nice viewpoint before heading back to our hostel and juuuust making our night bus to ...


A travel blog entry by shonachalmers

- Planned to play tennis with Diego in the morning. He picked me up in his grandads car. We got stopped by the police for 'random checks'. When they saw Diego's Swiss license they told him that they would need to take the car to the police station and he would need to pay. Complete ********. After a while they told him that 'there ...

This Kindle Fire is muerto

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... 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 & ...

Colca Canyon, Condors and Chivay

A travel blog entry by nimeri


... search for small prey. They are the largest birds in the world, and there are only 55 in the canyon. It's hard to appreciate how big they are in photos or from a distance. At one point the largest bird flew over the crowd, and with its wing span it dwarfed 3 people easily. The altitude never got below 3300m so it's been trying for some in the group, getting altitude sickness isn't nice. We're now back in Arequipa for some dinner and a good ...

The Flight of the Condor

A travel blog entry by philipanderson


... is the largest bird in the Western Hemisphere, only smaller to the Wandering Albatross. With a wing span of over 3m this bird majestically soars through the canyon effortlessly. Up close, you can see its relationship to the vulture - face like a deformed turkey. Even in such a deep canyon, it is still an easily identifyable black bird with its frill of white feathers. Taking advantage of any wind that flows through the ...


This hotel, located on Polar 105, Arequipa, is near The Cathedral of Arequipa, Casa del Moral, Monasterio de la Recoleta, and La Iberica Chocolate Shop.
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