Queen's Villa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
... the 2nd largest city with 2.5m people and is the jump off point into the Colca Canyon which is with 200km of the city. The Colca Canyon is 2 times as deep as the Grand Canyon and we will be heading there tomorrow for a 4 day hike.
We walked around the historic centre and enjoyed the sunshine in the main square. South Americans have an unhealthy love for flying rats (Pigeons) and love feeding them in ...
Today we had a chilled day in Arequipa, wandering the main square and going for ice cream and chilling in the hostel. We met up with Diego again for dinner at a BBQ restaurant where we had two sharing grills between the 6 of us... The steak and chicken kebabs were great but when I lifted the third piece of meat to share out and realised I had a whole pig trotter on my plate I was a little put off! We had a 3am pick up for our colca canyon tour so we got off to bed early after ...
Today was an angry day. Stupid plaza vea ppl. Got me into bad mood. Grocery shopping and cooking. Finally we got to book to climb chachani,6075m. Wish us good luck. We were both angry with each other for about 20 mins. Freddie was angry because I complained a lot on him. I was angry because Freddie brought our marriage into question. But love mends all. Although we ...
... Minor speed-bump, I was the only person on the tour who spoke only English. Another opportunity to improve my Spanish. Luckily, I ended up sitting beside someone who actually works in translation. Stopping at a few different photo-op locations on the way to Chivay, we saw vicuñas, llamas, and alpacas, as well as great views of the surrounding volcanoes. Lunch was a buffet, where I tried alpaca meat. It tasted pretty good, but nothing special. That night we stayed ...
... Chivay the group went for lunch while Matthew, myself and Adam (who was also suffering from altitude sickness) rested in a hotel lobby. We were meant to be meeting up with the truck in the afternoon to continue onto a bush camp for the night - as Matthew was so unwell we were unsure how we would get through a night with no facilities. As we were about to leave we received news that Colin our driver had been struck down ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsQueen's Villa Hotel Arequipa
Fab hotel where we spent 3 days enjoying the lovely gardens and pool. 10 min walk from town . Breakfast was good too! Would stay here again
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