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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Reyna Arequipa
Comfortable beds and big bedrooms. The staff was very friendly and helful. They had lots of imformation and organised tours as well. The hostal has a kitchen that you can use, which is pretty clean but small.
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We finally arrived in Arequipa after what felt like days on the bus! Our bus was over an hour late leaving Nazca and more than 2 hours late arriving in Arequipa. Stef somehow managed to sleep pretty much all the way here, but the winding mountain roads meant I felt like I was either going to fall off my chair or be sick … sleep therefore wasn …
Arequipa has a colonial feel to it, whose grand cathedral in the central plaza displaces it from a humble European city. Below the lofty stone steeples is a fruitful square splattered with vibrant flowers, irregular cobblestones and flocks of pigeons. Stone pillars stand guard to the sheltered sidewalk on the inner fringe of the square and the central peak of the tranquil space is an ostentatious fountain. A day spent exploring this up market city is not a day wasted and the ...
... for most of that time. In September 1995, during an ascent of Mt. Ampato (20,700 ft), Reinhard and Zárate found a bundle inside the crater that had fallen from an Inca site on the summit. Owing to melting caused by volcanic ash from the eruption of nearby volcano of Sabancaya, most of the Inca burial site had collapsed down a gully that led into the crater. To their astonishment, the bundle turned out to contain a remarkably well preserved body of a young girl. ...