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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Arequipa
Columbia We begin our columbian experience in Cartegena which Is where Gabriel Garcia Marquez seems to really come alive in the old town where balconies hang out over the streets, salsa bars hum during the night and these local touches are poetic almost - like fresh Lime juice being sold everywhere and loads of people line the streets with old type writers printing documents people need. We stay in Cartegena for a few days chilling in the town and planning the next ...
... breed cuy, or guinea pigs, which are a local delicacy. There is a large oil painting in one of the rooms of the last supper and on the table is cuy!
Santa Catalina is called 'the city within a city' - it is a huge complex, yet very peaceful and we enjoyed our guided tour then wandering through the streets and courtyards by ourselves. We still can't get over the stunning contrast of the ...
At the Chivay bus station, departed at 11:30AM to Arequipa for three hours by local van instead the dump seat bus. Paid S/.15 a way.
Arrived at the local shuttle van outside of downtown. Took the taxi (S/.7) direct to the Posada de Jursalen four four nights. $10US per nightly without the pravite bathroom.
not much to do tonight. Just rest and stayed in hotel.
... we had to do the night visit. We still arrived at 5 PM to see it in the light a little, and experience sunset there as well, and it was indeed magical. The convent dates from the 16th century, but has been expanded and added onto since then to make it a really spectacular place, with fruit-filled cloisters and maze-like streets. It’s basically its own little city inside the city. Nuns still live there in a small part ...
... gave us a bar of chocolate in volcano design. Sweet. Arequipa is really beautiful of what we saw. It's desert like terrain and surrounded by Andes and volcanos. The old town is colonial and really stunning. Wish we could have explored more. Off we were wizzed in the ambulance to the airport. Teresa thought she wouldn't get in as she had to go through security, I was taken direct to the plane. It was tiny! 8 ...