Colonial House Inn
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
[Blog by Laura]
For those of you waiting with baited breath for the resolution to Curt's story, sorry! It is all the way at the end of this tale.
This blog marks our 100th entry and I decided to use this special number to commemorate my entire all girl adventure, even though we visited different cities. I only found out about …
[Blog by Curt]
Finally, after months and months of anticipation, it was time to visit the city of Arequipa. Why all that fuss, you may ask. Sure, it is a nice city; definitely a staple on your typical Peru itinerary and well worth a visit. But come on, it is not THAT special; not months-of-anticipation special. Well, there was a good …
We celebrated Risto's 31st birthday with a 6 hour bus journey from Puno to Arequipa, followed by a steak lunch, a pizza dinner, and a couple of vino calientes in an Arequipa Irish Bar. Rock'n'roll!
Again, as we were in Arequipa a few years ago, we only stopped here to break …
So after prematurely entering Bolivia we returned to Peru to visit Arequipa and Colca Canyon, both of which we'd had great reviews of. After spending all day travelling we arrived in Arequipa – nicknamed the white city because of the rock used for the buildings – and our new hostel, Amazing Home Hostel. Unfortunately I was still feeling …
Arequipa in Peru is a fabulous looking city, in no small part due to the white stone that the central area has been constructed from. It sits at an altitude of approximately 2,350 metres and is adorned to the east of the city with three volcanic cones (Avenue of the Volcanoes).
Again just flying through...managed to fit in a pretty serious city walking tour... led by ourselves!
How has this inn rated in the past?
Not the fanciest of places, but very friendly and comfy. Very cheap!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.