Posada el Castillo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... demonstrations we were on our way paddling through the rapids. It was so much fun going down all the drops and trying to steer around the rocks and holes. We were on the river for about an hour and after some serious splashing wars we all jumped in for a quick swim not realising just how cold the glacial waters were! brrrrrrrr... After ...
... behind and set off with instructions to wait at the top. An intense 1 hour and 40minutes later I completed the 1000m and reached the 3200m canyon top as the sun was coming over the mountains.
I rewarded myself with a coke and a spot in the sun while I waited another hour 40 for the last member of the group to arrive.
From here we headed to some much more authentic thermal baths and a couple of impressive viewing points on the way back to ...
... and supporting animal cruelty. Time was running short so our stop to the hot pools was just under an hour, it was a warm day so we didn't really want to spend lots of time there anyway. Now it was time for lunch, and there was a place with an amazing buffet so we stuffed our faces to make up for the 25 soles price tag and the lack of food over the last few days. Time to head back to Arequipa but on the way we had two stops, first to see the local volcanos and second ...
We woke up leisurely today and luckily I am feeling better! We chilled in the morning and then Diego took us for a drive around in his grandfathers car. It was so funny. We thought the car behind us was beeping at us, but it turns out we were driving along with our car alarm making the most ridiculous noises! Diego was majorly 'stressing' it was so funny. We grabbed some lunch and went to a nice viewpoint before heading back to our hostel and juuuust making our night bus to ...
... descended population in heavily indigenous Peru.
The old town of Arequipa is still an almost perfect colonial city of streets on a grid pattern, monumental churches and civic buildings, elegant mansions with interior courtyards, and a grand central square. While Lima is huge and chaotic (and misty gray) and Cusco is touristy and chilly, Arequipa has an especially stately elegance. I found the city to be a very pleasant place to spend nearly ...