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- Wheelchair accessibility
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TripAdvisor Reviews Astorga Hostal Arequipa
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
Bright and early I head into the markets for some bus snacks, and come back with 5 oranges & 5 choccies for just £1, something I cannot understand how they make money on! As usual most of our brigade doze during our drive back to Arequipa, until we stop to see the aftermath of an accident, where a van rolled off the road and down a mountainside, amazingly with no fatalities. We are told this is all too common as ...
... as the city was occupied 80% by the Spanish, however since independence now it is once again a Peruvian city. In this region there are 120 volcanos, most of which are still active, and feature the two highest volcanoes in Peru. These are mostly with viscous lava, so if a major eruption were to take place the ash would bury the city, with the lava hardly moving at all. They have about 10 ...
... funny. Anyway I went off to the centre to go on a free walking tour of the city. All big cities do these free walking tours and then you give them a tip. It wasn't the best that I've been on but it is useful to try and get an idea of the size of the city and where key things are. We went to a few churches, we went to a restaurant/bar and he spoke to us about a famous drink that is from Arequipa. They make this drink out of the black/ purple corn. We then went to a place for a view of ...
... charlotte's phone wasn’t stolen because it had a cracked screen). Arrived at the hostel where the
lady was English but unfortunately they had no room for the rest of us. They were friends with our taxi driver and asked him to take us round the corner to another hostel where we stayed. We went on the hostel computer to message our parents to arrange a skype the next day and went to bed about midnight. WHAT a 24 hours.
... the local church having a celebration, there were loads of people all piling out of the church. We stopped to try and figure out the occasion, but next minute we were face to face with a massive firework display right in the church's grounds. There are clearly no firework safety rules in Peru, as catherine wheels spun round and lifted in to the air, moments later bombing down into the crowd. Me and Kam hid in a shop doorway with a couple of old ladies who seemed to be ...