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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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
Very good value. The staff was very helpful, the hostel was impeccably clean, and there was a full kitchen. Definitely one of the best hostels I've been to. ... more
La Paz or Arequipa
From Uyuni/Oruro I'll have to choose (don't have time for both): go to La Paz or take the road to Arequipa (via Chili). Which city and surroundings should I choose? Is Colca Canyon nicer than for example some trips from La Paz like Chacaltaya or bike downhill to Coroico? And which city is more beautiful ...
Puno Cusco Arequipa Nazca
I have planned my itinerary to go: Puno Arequipa (with Colca Canyon trip) Cusco Nazca Why is it that every other tour/itinerary/bus route I see goes: Puno Cusco Arequipa Nazca Looking at a map this makes no sense to me? Is it to do with altitudes? Should I change my itinerary, or is it fine going my way too ...
Hostel and information about Arequipa
Can anybody give me a name of a good hostel in Arequipa and can anybody give me information, like i what i really need to see there etc?? Thank you! Wan ...
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 ...
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