Queen's Villa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
We took a 9 hour overnight bus south to Arequipa from Cusco where we spent 4 days relaxing in the sunshine ....much needed after our MP trek! Our hostel had a pool and the room had a tv.....bonus!! It was great to watch Katie Taylor (all the way from Peru!) bring home gold!!
Arequipa is a gorgeous city surrounded by snow capped peaks that …
... of paintings of deceased nuns. Have included a photo of one. For some reason I found this fascinating....
Many original living quarters are displayed. They were of course all sparse with just a bed,table and cupboard. They all had little kitchen off them with lovely ovens and beautiful courtyards. ...
... and you could have easily gone over the edge but luckily no one made that mistake. It was pretty hot but there was a lovely cold river at the bottom to cool off in. We reached our home stay in the village of Cosnirhua at about lunch time. The food wasn't brilliant. It always seems to be soup, followed by a main course that always has rice and chips. Accommodation was the most basic I've ever stayed in. Literally just a room with a bed, no lights because they have no electricity. ...
... is really cool. Not because you can see history being unearthed in front of you. Though you can. Not because it's something you've only seen on Time Team. Though it is. But because you feel like Indiana Jones. *** It's a shame that so many museums in Peru can only show photos of artefacts now in private collections. An amazing cultural heritage should be showcased in its natural environment. *** I had been travelling for ...
... there was one here.
We had an awful dinner tonight. It was a dish we really liked, which is what lured us there, but it was terrible. The only flavour it had was the green garnish they had put on top. The chips tasted like they were at least three days old and we couldn't eat it. Feeling awful about leaving an entire plate of food we hid it with our napkins, quickly paid and left. We headed for the main plaza, which is beautifully lit up at night. We found the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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