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.
From the Arequipa Travel Guide
This budget stay gives you a large, basic room, a hot shower, and some English channels on cable. The location is outstanding - right next to the Santa Catalina Monastery, and a super short stroll to the main square. All the staff were very sweet, but communication seems a bit touch and go if you don't know Spanish. ... more
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
Very freindly atmosphere, staff all helpful and considerate. French, English and Spanish spoken well. I will definately return to Wayra River on my way back, the facilities are excellent, wifi,tv, hot showers, nice breakfast, and knowledgeable staff if you are looking for travel advice. PD England ... more
Voluntary Work in Arequipa _Peru
, a beautiful village at the Colca Valley. Cabanaconde: is located 5 hours from ARequipa, very close from ...
Lima, Arequipa, Cusco
Hey, I'm landing in Lima on the 7th of October. Is anyone around on the 7th / 8th and starting their trip towards Cusco... Maybe with a stop off at Arequipa & Colca canyon beforehand? Probably looking to do a short 2/3 day trek up to MP when I get there. Be to great to hear from anybody who is looking ...
Taxis Peru - Arequipa
worst in this case) example was in Arequipa. I got my reservation done in a hostel. When I arrived ...
Arrived late afternoon at the "white city" of Arequipa and went to a local pizza place for dinner. No trip to Arequipa would be complete without paying a visit to Juanita, the "Ice Maiden." This mummy of a young Inca girl has been described as one of the 10 most important historical discoveries of recent ...
Posted in The Rest of the Americas by Tony's Travels
After so much recommendation from nearly everyone we met we headed off to Arequipa for a couple of days. We arrived very early in the morning, waited until day light to check into a hostel and spent ...
Posted in No work for 6 months! by robandem
Arequipa has a population of about 1 million. We went on a city tour and initially viewed 3 volcanoes - Mistie, Picchu Picchu and i can't spell the other one. We drove around the narrow cobbled ...
Posted in Enjoy the Journey by DianeLewitzke