Hotel Natura Inn
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
... made it my most unenjoyable trek so far. But at least we weren't going up hill! Those people looked like they wanted to die!
So two hours later we arrived in the little oasis which isn't really an oasis- it has a river running around the base and the shade has made it quite lush, but there is no lake or spring that I could see- instead each hostel had their own pool. We managed to get a quick dip before the sun went behind the mountains and turned ...
... because they liked the glitter AND the word sexy. NOT. And so many jeans. Too big, too small...don't like, love them.
Then the shoes! Pink ones....so many little pink ones. Then the big girls wanted boots. So, boots we bought. To think that one single outfit could make so many little girls so happy is amazing. I want to thank everyone who gave me money to buy clothes for these girls. They are so thankful. There were so many hugs ...
We arrived in Arequipa after dark and had a walk to the Plaza De Armas which was very nice. We got some food and at the hotel we booked to do a 3 day hike in the Colca Canyon in 2 days time
Today was spent walking around the city which has some very modern Western shops and some nice old buildings. We headed to the market as usual to get some cheap food. We were in bed early knowing we had an early start
... to continue the birthday celebrations. This continued way into the afternoon and we were having a lot of fun with some of the other backpackers from the hostel. However we had booked a bus for 8:30pm to Cusco and we were convinced that with all the fun we were having that this is the way to wait for a bus! The time eventually came and we had to force ourselves off the fun bus and get a taxi to the boring night bus. It was a great way to end a good weekend and the next day we arrived in ...
... Europeans. After 3 hours we crossed the river and stopped for lunch, Alpaca, rice and of course chips, yum! The next three hours was spent going up and down while Roy showed us some plants and their uses. He showed us one plant that had a very dangerous sap which if comes into contact with your skin it will burn for a few hours. If it gets in your eye you will go blind. Not long later one of the German girls shows us her hand and she had the sap on it. Roy was ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility