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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 …
... was amazing. After Moray we took a dusty drive to Maras. Maras is a town located in the scared valley of the Incas. It's famous for its salt ponds, in use since inca times. These are essentially man made terraces built in to the side of a mountain. They take advantage of the high salt content of a subterranean stream and channel the water into hundreds of ponds. There, the water evaporates and the remaining salt is collected off the floor by workers. I made the mistake of trying too ...
Arequipa is understated in its beauty. The quaint and relaxed cobbled streets are clean, and the main plaza - lined with palm trees - has a grand cathedral with snow-capped volcanos in the background, El Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu. Checked into Wild Rover number 2 on this crisp, sunny morning. We wandered down to Plaza de Armas, snapped up the enormous sillar cathedral and nearby Iglesia de la Compañía with main stone facade. ...