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Colca

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Chivay

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Lima

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Camaná

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Arequipa

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  • An Oasis!

    Arequipa Restaurants

    This is the restaurant in the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection - it has a name but I cannot remember it. The hotel is in the loveliest old casa, which was once The Mint. Beautifully restored and adapted. Service is as expected in a 5 star hotel. BUT, the prices are NOT five star. Only a few soles more than one pays in an ordinary restaurant in...

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  • Colca Lodge

    Arequipa Hotels

    It's located in the Colca Valley , relatively small hotel but has unique features. One of them is...

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  • Peaceful!

    Arequipa Restaurants

    International Food and Regional Food. In a country that seems to favour noise as an accompaniment to eating, it was lovely to find this restaurant. The music is very faint. The ambiance is quiet and unrushed. Comfortable chairs. Efficient but not servile service. Wine is available in the glass, the half litre, the litre and by the bottle. One...

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Colca

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  • Amazing landscape

    Colca Things to Do

    In the Colca Canyon I saw the most beautiful landscapes of my trip to Peru. I was even more impressed by these views than by the also spectacular ones of Machu Pichu. The landscape all along the canyon and the valley is just amazing and the watching of the condors in the 'Condor's Cross' is a great experience.

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  • Casa Andina

    Colca Hotels

    If you do an overnight tour of the Colca Canyon, you will stay in Chivay, a small Andean town that...

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  • The Andes...

    Colca Things to Do

    The road from Arequipa to Chivay pass through one of higgest part of the Andes. Beautiful views of the snowy mountains with some lakes and small towns.

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Chivay

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  • Chilly Chivay.

    Chivay What to Pack

    I visited Chivay during the easter holidays, and it was very cold at night (we had an electric heather in our room), so bring warm clothes even when is not winter time.

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  • La Calera Hot Springs.

    Chivay Things to Do

    These hot springs are located four kms from Chivay, two big swiming pools with showers, and a small cafeteria. I was surprised to find different swiming pools (and prices) for peruvians and tourists.

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  • Casa Andina.

    Chivay Restaurants

    I saw some restaurants in Chivay, but the dinner in this nice restaurant was included in my tour. It was a great buffet dinner of peruvian food, also some dances for tourists.

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Lima

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  • One of the Great Railway Journeys of the...

    Lima Things to Do

    photo courtesy of :http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrocarril_Central_(Peru) and FCCA.In my tip about the House of Peruvian Literature and its previous life as the Desamparados Railway Station, I hinted at the part Desamparados played in one of the world's famous train journeys.The Ferrovías Central Railway's route beginning in Callao, running...

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  • House of Peruvian Literature

    Lima Things to Do

    Just behind the Presidential Palace on the bank of the Rimac River stands the impressive facade of the building now known as the "House of Peruvian Literature." The interesting architectural style of this building along with its coat of ochre paint seems to tie it together with other nearby major buildings in the Plaza des Armas. Completed about...

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  • Consistently Good Breakfast

    Lima Restaurants

    Clean, convenient and a consistently good breakfast are the attributes I assign to the Alma Restaurant located in the Casa Andina Private Collection Hotel - Miraflores. Admittedly, we only had the buffet breakfast here as it was included in our hotel charge. Though the restaurant is fairly non-descript, we did find the Alma a welcoming and quiet...

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Chinchero

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  • Old Colonial Church

    Chinchero Things to Do

    The old colonial church at the city’s main square was built in the early 17th century. The church looks ordinary and rather rustic from the outside, but inside it is magnificent. The walls and ceilings are covered with incredible wall paintings and frescoes. This is a must-see in Chinchero…No photos inside the church, but you can find postcards of...

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  • Agricultural Terraces

    Chinchero Things to Do

    Behind the old colonial church in Chinchero there are some ancient agricultural terraces. They dates back to Inca times, but actually they are still used by local farmers today. It is a good place to take a short break and enjoy the beautiful view of 'the Sacred Valley' and the surrounding mountains...

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  • Plaza de Armas

    Chinchero Things to Do

    We started our sightseeing in Chinchero at the 'Plaza de Armas’, where a few souvenir sellers had set up their stalls. I was told that on Sundays, the square is transformed into a giant market place but we visited Chinchero on a Friday, and only met a few souvenir sellers... The city’s main square is surrounded by ancient Inca walls, and an old...

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Cotahuasi

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  • Beware tour agency in Arequipa

    Cotahuasi Tourist Traps

    Please note the following after my recent experience with an agency in Arequipa. If you go to Arequipa, do not use Eduardo Rivas the owner/gerente general of EDU Travel, formerly known as Hilton Tours at Calle Santa Catalina 217. Furthermore, choose your travel agent carefully for treks or car/tour bus rental. We recently had a problem with Eduardo...

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  • local food

    Cotahuasi Restaurants

    There are not many restaurants in Cotahuasi town, only some local ones where you can get a menu for 2 of 3 soles, the menus are very basic. A woman in our hotel has prepared a better menu for 6 soles. ask for local food made of quinua and kiwicha

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  • travelling to Cotahuasi

    Cotahuasi Favorites

    How to go to Cotahuasi ?Quiet easy. There are 2 bus companies going there, La reina and Alex, I should recommend goinf with Alex transport company. More comfortable!!! These buses leaves from the bus terminal of Arequipa.It is a journey of 12 to 13 hours, buses leves around 3 pm every day. The road isnt great but the landscape is wonderfull!,...

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