La Fuente Arequipena
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... are best seen from the air. However, being the travellers that we are, we skipped that and went up the tower 20 meters in the air to where we could see two of the patterns with the rest of the tour, as our guide explained the story behind them. We had one more stop to make and this was for dinner. Dinner was in a service station, and we were expecting a pretty low quality meal but we have to be honest and say we were pleasantly surprised. Although they ...
... a great sunset view, and boy the sunsets there are quite something! Despite being in the highlands and forty minutes from the local town on the first night wer chilling in oscars house and all of sudden he's like a 'hey guys you wanna order some pizza' - so we have take away pizza looking out over the highlands! We got caught in oscars slow lifestyle for a few days - sleeping in hammocks under the stars an going on hikes to waterfalls in the day and takeaway pizza ...
... nickname, “the White City.
Our tour leader hails from Arequipa so our morning city tour was quite informative.
Our first stop was a high lookout point above the city where we could see the large valley carved out by the Chili River. Arequipa is important as the valley is very fertile and produces many different crops (incl. potatoes, endless varieties of corn, quinoa, ...
... 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 ...
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 ...