Travel Blogs from Arequipa
I moved to the new hostel this morning ('Friendly Backpacker AQP') and sat on the terrace with Jale for a while while she played her ukulele. I had a lazy afternoon lying in the hammock reading my book and went to the supermarket to buy wine ...
... but there just weren’t any very nice people.
I had a good dinner with Karin and then had to come back to the hostel. It was only about 8:15pm by the time I got back to my hostel, but it felt like it was 3am. I am so exhausted now and am just going to have to call it an early night. I have my bus tomorrow at 10:30am, so hopefully I’ll be able to sleep a little later in the morning. I could use the ...
... the night strong, too, having another drink (a Peruvian Pisco Sour, this time) at Brujas Bar before heading to Zig Zag, a New Andean cuisine restaurant that mixes Swiss Alpine with Andean cuisine. It even featured fondue, though we passed on that and instead got a cheese plate (since we feel like we haven’t eaten cheese since leaving Europe) and a meat medley of alpaca, beef and pork. It was a fantastic dinner to cap a great day in ...
... sending her 100 meters down hill. An archeologist looking for graves found the empty grave and started searching the slopes looking for what should have been there. He found the 500 year old Juanita extremely well preserved but a part of her face was drying out as her skin had been exposed to the sun. As we had to pack still for the Colca Canyon we had a quick dinner out and watched a crazy South American programme that is kind of like gladiators, with dancing when ...
... long, being a Japanese tourist seemed an attractive way to spend a day!
I assumed that our fellow passengers would be tourists from outside Peru or South America, but it turned out that us three were the only English speaking ones. Despite this, our lovely guide made sure to repeat everything in English after he had said it in Spanish. We started off in the city centre,and then made our way out towards ...
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