- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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If anyone has heard anything about Peru they can name two cities: Lima and Cuzco - the first because it's the capital city and the second due to its role as the gateway to Machu Picchu. We booked our flight from Cuzco to Arequipa simply to avoid a long bus journey to the area that is home to Colca canyon (known for its condors) and Puno (a city on the shores of Lake Titicaca). We weren't expecting to be in a place just slightly smaller in population ...
Dave woke up this morning feeling ok so we decided to go for a walk to the big cathedral in the main square. We did a tour which lasted around half an hour and then afterwards headed to a trek agency to book our Colca Canyon trek. We went for the 3 days 2 nights tour so that we'd be away for New Years. Colca Canyon is the deepest canyon in the ...
... br> We started the day early at the Museo Stanturios Andinos where we learnt the history of the beautiful 'Juanita' was discovered 6380 metres above sea level on the Ampato Volcano. She is 500 ++ old from the Inca tribe and was sacrificed to the gods. Amazing to see her so intact. It was a fantastic visit . Following this we headed to the markets with a couple of church visits on the way. The market was huge and was separated into different parts ...
... the best way to get an insight into a city and to get hints and tips on where to spend more time later. The first thing we learnt about Arequipa is itīs nickname - 'the White City' which has less to do with the majority of buildings being white but more to do with the fact that the city was settled early on by 'white skinned' Europeans. Before moving away from Plaza de Armas we were told to look over to the Cathedral and shown the tell tale signs in ...
... mimutes to climb the 1200m ascent. At the top we were met my a stuff breeze that instantly froze the sweatiest if climbers. A short walk along the farm fields got us to breakfast where we filled out bellies and had a quick nap before jumping on the bus to the hot springs. The hot springs were exactly what the body needed and were a pleasant surprise. I had pictured a sese pool of ...