- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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So after deciding to skip the Colca Canyon which is pretty much the only reason anyone would come to Arequipa, it had become quite boring here. The best thing to see is a monastery, which I'm sure is nice, but I've seen plenty of pretty looking buildings on this trip so far. After a small breakfast of more bread and jam we went into the square to the shop. I bought ...
... in all of Latin America, and I can see why; the square is made up of small seating areas surrounded by trees and plants, many street traders selling cold drinks, ice creams and of course many souvenirs for the tourist; the one thing I didn't like was the amount of pigeons around, the locals seemed to like them encouraging them by feeding them and children holding their arms out for the pigeons to perch upon. It was a meeting place for all, nobody seemed to mind the ...
... spirit of the mountains for good luck. I also had a 4 soles ($1.75) hair trim of the fringe and sides at one of the dozens of pellaquerias ( hairdressers) . Possibly the worst trim ever, but it will grow again .I haven't had a proper haircut since January so needed the ends cut. That was our day in Arequipa and so we headed back to the hostel at 4pm for a few hours before deciding on dinner. We had takeaway chicken, salad and chips bought back to ...
... of movies. Even though we had all these comforts I spent the majority of this bus ride trying to keep vomit down my throat. Again - if you don't like 'bathroom talk' this would be another good paragraph to skip. I had been feeling better in Huaccachina except for the last few hours. I managed to make it through the bus ride without throwing up or otherwise getting sick but as soon as we got the hostel yesterday morning all hell broke loose. I did sleep ...
... with really grotty colds; this, combined with a driver whose driving was so bad that his braking pitched us from our seats onto the floor, did not make for a good night's sleep.
We arrived in Arequipa at around 6am. We managed to stay awake till lunchtime so that we could go on the free walking tour. This was a much better tour than the one we had been on in La Paz. We had a really interesting walk around Arequipa, a pretty white city ...