Arequipa is Peru's second largest city (with about 900,000 inhabitants) and is located in the dusty foothills of the Andes on the Pan-American Highway. Its beauty lies in its breath taking architecture, displaying some spectacular examples of Spanish colonial work.
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This is a fairly centrally located hotel. You can walk to the main square, places of interest, and good restaurants in a few minutes. Comfortable and relaxed. Staff are very pleasant to deal with. Breakfast staff in particular were very sweet. A good find for a stay in a lovely city. ... more
It's a nice place to stay with really good service. It's 4 blocks away from main square so don't expect extreme silence. The room was big and so was the bathroom. Clean and with a lot of light. The price is good and the service, I repeat, was really good. ... more
We made a booking through Traveller's Point. Some confusion on the booking confirmation as it says "Breakfast is included" & then later in the same confirmation it says "Breakfast is not included". In any case, we were travelling from Nasca during a miners strike & we were arriving later than usual due to bus problems. ... more
Die Stadt des ewigen blauen Himmels
! Arequipa an sich ist wie jede andere Grossstadt und wir waren halt in der historischen Altstadt die genauso ...
Posted in Amelie´s Reisen - Südamerika by amelierei
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After 3 months on the road I thought it would be a good idea to let you all know what we are up to....So from now on we are gonna give it a try and let you weekly know what is going on around here... At the moment we are in Arequipa, second largest city in Peru with lots of colonial heritage. A nice plaza ...
Posted in Anita and Koen in South America by koen1