La Fuente Arequipena
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... through the vacated individual 'cells' of the nuns, "phone booth", a church, a more recent communal kitchen and sleeping quarters. It is often said that the monastry is a city within a city and to an extent this is true, there are even streets named after Spanish cities. The monastery is open in the evening on Tuesdays so we got nice light during the sunset and also saw the place lit by candles and oil lamps.
I was quite sad to leave beautiful Cusco but excited for some jam-packed sightseeing and activities with Peru Hop, taking us by bus from Cusco to Arequipa and then on to Lima via some smaller towns. Our first bus driver obviously hadn't got the memo about Peru Hop being a 'safe' company and I feared for my life a few times on our night bus to Arequipa (10hrs). On arriving in Arequipa at around 6:30, we made a beeline for the nearest Maccas :) Mmm McHuevo! We ...
... We were able to walk through the local San Franciscan convent and leant what it was like for the sisters back in the day. We then walked through the streets stopping to look at a few things before hitting the main town square and the end of our city tour. It was then time to head back to the hotel for a quick rest before heading out to get some dinner. If we all thought lunch was amazing, the food at dinner blew us out ...
... cold Sprite, before our boat took us back to the mainland. We bumped into Megan (who we'd met in Brazil & Buenos Aires) and caught up over a Mexican dinner.
We spent the following morning finishing off our Bolivianos on more presents and souvenirs, and lunch at The Eagle and Condor Cafe, an Irish run cafe serving beans on toast and masala chai!! Happy and fed, we boarded our bus to Peru, our final new country to explore in ...
... to watch out for new friends that try to hitch a ride to your gear or clothing. In this case, my new friend was a bullet ant. Bullet ants are loner ants, but can handle the lifestyle since they are as large as horse flies and have a one two punch attack system. First they bite with their strong mouths, then while gripping you with their jaws, they swing their torso and stab with a spear of a stinger. Both me and my ...