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... What's wrong with subtitles? If I had a choice between SBS movies and Monkey Magic, I know which one I'd choose. "Los Simpsons" just doesn't cut it for me, either.
Big showdown just went down in Chinatown, by the way. Liam Neeson isn't happy - he's the chief cop and he can't stop the war.
******* PIECES OF PAPER
I've touched on this before, but it needs expansion. It seems like you get a receipt for EVERYTHING here. Entry to a village (yes that's a ...
... fairly sick anyway! However in the afternoon we were treated to some thermal baths which were beautiful - surrounded by mountains and gorgeous scenery and almost too hot! The second day was really the important one. We were up early and on a bus headed to the Cruz del Condor which is supposedly the best viewing point of the Colca Canyon, and I can't really imagine anything better. It was incredible - not just the view but also ...
... with a grubby looking woman trying to swat flies away from it. But this wasn’t what turned out stomachs. It was the bloody pig heads, smelly tripe, bulging intestines and bagged brains that made us feel a bit queasy!
In the afternoon we walked to a different part of the city to see a bridge. It was far from the most remarkable bridge we’d ever seen but from it there was a fantastic view of the city flanked by ...
... cold and late and we couldn't wait for the tour to be over. I really wanted to eat alpaca and expand my cultural eating from cuy in Ecuador to alpaca in Peru, so we went out for dinner at this really nice restaurant called Zig Zag; it was number one on trip advisor and now i know why. We ordered duck, alpaca, lamb and beef which came served on a volcanic hot plate and we also got bibs put around our necks. The beef and lamb were perfection, the alpaca was a bit tough but still ...
... of suits of armor.
Our final destination was the city's oldest market--San Camilo. The streets grew more and more crowded but the market itself was an enclosed space very similar to the markets in Vietnam and elsewhere--handicrafts, food, and clothes piled high in their respective sections. Stalls right next to each other sell the same goods, and I've always wondered how people choose which one to purchase from. I looked for a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSu Majestad Hotel Arequipa
Not much else going on in Arequipa itself but the hotel was clean and well kept. Breakfast was included and our best so far in South America. free tea and coffee as well.
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