Travel Blogs from Arequipa
... well after our Death Road experience!
Copacabana was a really chilled out town with many bars and restaurants to cater for tourists with great views of the lake. It didn't take long to explore the small centre, and we managed to grab an iced coffee at a cafe claiming to serve the best coffee in the world (it was actually very very good coffee). We only had two nights and one full day here so promptly booked an excursion to Isla del Sol ...
... We were fortunate enough to catch the start of Easter services with people filing in for mass and a concert outside in the main square. We had pizza in a rooftop bar overlooking the Plaza de Armas. We were each given a poncho to wear, since we were sitting outside and it gets cool at night. Can't wait to explore more ...
... too if it wasn't for the huge volume of traffic that congested every narrow street, constantly honking their horns in an impatient and frustrated manner.
After spending a free and beautifully sunny day taking in the town and absorbing the local culture, we had dinner altogether at a small local restaurant offering traditional dishes like guinea pig. This option was rather on the expensive side, and it was served up hairless and ...
... I'm eyeing one and plan on going back soon to try it on. We've also been making dinner every night, which is even cheaper than going out (obviously). So evenings we just relax, shop for groceries, make dinner, and decide which movie we'd like to watch.
Our hostel is excellent. We've had our own room and a bathroom for the last 3 days, and the room is blessedly dark even in the morning. Last night, however, we had to share it with three really ...
... my epic journey to get here! The tour started at a stupid early hour of 3.30am! After picking up the remainder fo the tour group, we drove a few hours (passing snow on the way!) to stop for breakfast. Our journey to the start of the trek was delayed because a few buses had got stuck on the muddy road. Unfortunately, this meant we were too late to see the condors flying about, as apparently there is a window to spot them. Despite not seeing them ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking