Hotel Natura Inn
Travel Blogs from Arequipa
... and pre-Incas sacrificed their children, or warriors, as offerings to their gods.
Later we tour the Santa Catalina convent. The Spanish custom of an earlier era was that the oldest daughter would get married; the second daughter would enter the convent, while the third daughter would take care of the parents. This convent is a huge elaborate complex, a city within a city, with streets and houses where the nuns lived ...
... nnnooooooo ammmmiiieeeee´. It was to late, the fruit was picked. Feeling embarrased from David´s reaction, Amie thought maybe only the Guide or the locals were allowed to pick them. Nope anyone can pick them they´re wild fruits... Amie learnt the hard way as she looked down at her hand. At least 100 fine hair like spikes in her hand. What a plonker! Cracking bit of banter for us though!
Most people are good at walking and talking. Well I´ve upped the ...
... around getting the kids ready for another party. These parties were either celebrating one of the kid's birthdays, a child graduating, or a Christmas party put on by a local organization or wealthy family. Before we started at the orphanage we planned to buy each kid a toy thinking it was rare and would make their Christmas extremely special. However with each Christmas party the kids received at least a couple of toys each and sadly most would be broken within a day or two. The toy ...
... and then to the tourist police to report my camera stolen. Rather annoyingly hadn't manage to download most of the photos so lost them all. The police station seemed like they might have been filming an episode for candid camera, we were looking to see if we being filmed as it all seemed totally ridiculous. First I had to write down all the places I had been and then got a shocked look for the amount of them and the timings and got a comment along these ...
I have to say that I'm very happy that I have a second chance to see this beautiful and incredible city again. I can honestly say that Arequipa is my favourite city to date, in both North and South America! I was sad to leave Arequipa in such a rush last time, since I had to dash for Cusco straight after my Colca Canyon tour, due to road blockades, starting the next day and I needed to get to Cusco to drop my luggage off before heading to Bolivia for my SDU tour.
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility