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At an elevation of 7600 feet, Arequipa, located in southern Peru, is the second largest city of Peru with a population of one million (Lima the largest city is 10 million). Arequipa sits in a valley surrounded by 3 major volcanic peaks, the Misti (19,110 ft elevation), Pichu Pichu (18,582 ft) and Chachani (19931 ft). Many of the cities buildings are constructed of a white volcanic rock called sillar giving the city the ...
... I can get very grumpy when we don't have our beauty sleep. After a few hours of much needed sleep, and a much needed shower, we were off to explore the new city. We knew shortly after wondering the cobbled streets that this was going to be a nice city. We wondered the streets and came across a cozy cafe. We both had sandwiches for lunch, and then Maureen saw something that she couldn't take her eyes of, and yes it wasn't me, this was cakes! A counter full ...
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We had heard so many great things about Arequipa, it was small, quaint, warm, not at altitude and we were sold. We booked a week at our hostel and made plans to stay put and play blog catch up for the week. Obviously we had to explore the city a little bit first and it turned out that everything we had been told was true, this little town was absolutely perfect for us to chill out for a week. Spiderman was walking the town selling mini spidey ...
... restaurant for a buffet lunch. The landscape along the route is covered in claims, areas marked out by some means or other and containing, usually an unfinished, shack. These 'claims', although in the middle of the desert and/or miles from anywhere, we are told, are an investment for the next generation. Depending on how close you are to urbanisation and the ...
While in Arequipa the magic of FB came to the fore, as it had turned out I had known a friend and I were on a collision course in SA as he was coming South and I, North. So, Ant, a mate I'd worked with in London 2010, and also made the trip to Chernobyl with, and I managed to catch up for a couple of froths and a meal, and also we discovered he and Hannah, his GF, would be on the same trip to Macchu Picchu as us, so we would be catching up a little more along the ...