Posada de San Juan
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada de San Juan Arequipa
Great place to stay in central Arequipa. Basic but clean and laidback, has all the amenities you'd expect with lovely and helpful staff who took care of all of our requests.
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Arrived in Arequipa early on the overnight Transzela bus from Puno, checking in and crashing at the hotel before dawn.
After recovering somewhat we found a place for brunch and had a good shrimp stew (along with other normal breakfast foods). We went on for a walk around the city center, stopping also to book trips for a city tour and Colca Canyon.
... enormous and fricking mahusive. The mindblowing scenery was ruined by a bus journey on what must be the world's worst road. We bounced along the rocky trail for seemingly hours and the juggling played havoc with Harry's notoriously weak bladder. The altitude didn't help either. I was refused a stop, so keen was our guide to get to the best spot to see the condors, so by the time we finally pulled over at a view point Harry's bladder was a bursting ...
... dinner we all headed off to bed
Wednesday 27th August
With a 9am departure in our sights, we happily had a slow start an thoroughly enjoyed the hotel's breakfast which included lots of fresh fruit and local cereals. Rick took many of the group to a laundry so they could drop off all the dirty clothes. It ...
... drinks menu). But once we found a menu that suited each of us we were rather quick at deciding on what we wanted. As we sat there waiting for our food, I think my mouth was drooling just thinking about what we were getting. Out the food came, there was a lot of envy from us all as were looked at each other's meal, each of them looking fantastic, then the food became rather quiet for a few moments as we all started to stuff ...
... and played cards whilst watching the sun go down. We were sad to catch our final glimpses of the impressive Misti volcano before it was shrouded in darkness.
Shortly after we headed to the bus station to catch our overnight bus to Cusco. Although we'd treated ourselves to the suite class, the bus had nothing on Argentinean buses and unfortunately for Chris the seats are made for people of smaller stature. Still, we had some dinner, watched the Hunger Games and both managed to get some ...