Hotel Libertador Arequipa
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Into Peru and we are now over half way!
Day 17 Border crossing into Peru. It was planned that we would all drive to the Chilean / Peruvian border and after around 2 hours of paperwork and inspections we would be on our way to carry out a test at the Tacna circuit where the mayor and spectators were waiting for us. Then, we would drive …
... was built with white limestone and thus called "the white city". It was also a very aristocratic city of the original white Spanish conquerors and their descendants. The city has three nearby volcanoes which have been dormant for many centuries, but provide a beautiful background with their snow covered tops. Peru's glaciers are quickly melting and that spells big problems for many coastal cities. After lunch ...
... and boarded up homes, torn down buildings, bars on doors and windows, graffiti....just normal streets. And dogs. Los of dogs. People roaming the streets at all hours. In the US we would assume drug dealing. These people are just hanging out. Nothing to do, so they just hang out on the streets. The weather is wonderful right now. Kind of like Seattle weather. It's winter here. That's why I'm here. Escaping the Texas heat! I need a sweater to go outside after about 2 or ...
... offered for me to move into her home. I couldn't have been happier, and the thought of unlimited nights of sound rest threw me into yet another fit of tears (this time for happiness), complete snot bubbles and patheticness. My boss and her family live a bit outside of the city, right on the banks of Lake Titicaca. It's very quiet and serene, and they have an awesome progressive school with an organic garden and ...
... Caitlin in particular had a big grinon her face every time I looked around. The next 10 minutes was fast and furious as we rode some bigger and narrower rapids. Sergio was very complimentary on how Caitlin was handling herself. He did say she could run the level 4 with us if she wanted as she was doing so well, but that it was much rougher. After a couple of moments though she decided not too. The level 4 was only about 400 meters long but wasover ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center