After our initial view of Peru via Puno, Arequipa was a sight for sore eyes. An old colonial city based in the Southern highlands of Peru, Arequipa is a truly beautiful city on it´s own, but also a great starting point for the trip to the Colca Canyon, the world´s second deepest canyon, close behind the nearby Cotahuasi canyon. We spent a day getting to know Arequipa before setting off on a 2day trip to Colca. We intended to spend a bit more time in the city i...
Benji & Rita do South America
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We were onlyto be staying in Puno for the night before our next bus journey to Arequipa. On first appearances it was a good hing that we were only staying the one night, the place looked likea war zone, rocks in the streets, shady looking characters everywhere. Amazng what first opinions can be formed of a place when arriving at night. Once again under the posiive light of day the place didnt look too bad. We enjoyed a pleasant meal that night and also booked in...