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.
that the air sparkled with the electricity of it. Five years ago I fell in love with Arequipa, and I was now happy to learn that the feelings then were well-grounded. Arequipa is called “the white city ...
Posted in There and Back Again by Irmelin
Passé la semaine passée à Arequipa : la ville blanche, ainsi nommé pour ses bâtiments coloniaux en sillar, la pierre volcanique blanche typique de la région. Très beau centre historique, architecture ...
Posted in Amérique du Sud 2011 by DonDrito