La Posada del Monasterio
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... then bed.
But lo, waiting in the lobby for us (had she been there for
36 hours?) was our friend Luis’s sister, whose name is Roxanna. Luis lives in Hood River, but he was born in
Arequipa and his sister still lives here.
Small, well-groomed and exquisitely dressed, Roxanna is the perfect ambassador for Arequipa. She has lived in the city her whole life and
she loves it. She doesn’t speak English,
but she is ...
... to a beautiful sunrise over the lake. The one positive about our rather "incongruous" hotel was that we had "a room with a view". Our journey took us across the altiplano from Puno to Arequipa and guess what?........ We found the alpacas, llamas and the protected wild vircunas, lots of them! What a relief. Getting towards Arequipa we were rewarded with views of the three snow capped volcanos that surround the city. Ah we thought, nearly there........ Now we get to the interesting ...
... of the year gracias to the afternoon lightening show and downpours that roll in late afternoon.
Arequipa has been around for awhile ( mid 1500's ) and the designated Heritage zone is an impressive collection of churches and cathedrals ( literally a city within a city ) constructed with volcanic rock found in abundance in this area. Our retreat from the deluge takes us to ZigZag restaurant, a very funky designed building that has built its ...
... had a cheap 'Menu Del Dia’ option. I’d managed to figure out there was another ‘free’ walking tour of the city that afternoon, which is generally always a good idea. Arequipa itself is a beautiful colonial city, with lots of history from the Spanish era. The tour was very informative, and was rounded off nicely by a round of Pisco Sours as a pre cursor to the expected tip giving ceremony, which generally ended these tours. An ...
... to own that land is out of luck.
When we were trying to book this trip, we were surprised that there were no big operators - all the tours were no more than 6-8 people. We found out why when we turned off the main highway to go to Caral. Down a narrow farm road and then we turned off onto a rutted dirt road and bounced our way along. Pretty soon we came to a river with hardly any water and had to drive ...