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“Charm of the White City”

published 29/12/2013

ProHistory and charm

ConsNone - unless you're unlucky in your hotel.

Getting There Getting to Arequipa should have been easy. It's a short flight out of Lima. We were on the 17:55, boarding cards had been obtained in advance, the bag-drop was efficient, and we started boarding on time. Then there was this grating screeching noise from under the wing. I was...

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ProImpressive colonial buildings, Spectacular scenery

ConsAltitude problems, Chances of the occasional riot!

Arequipa is 2,350 metres above sea level and is dominated by the impressive El Misti volcano, whose peak towers over the city at 5,825 metres. Ancient eruptions of El Misti covered the area in pale volcanic tuff called sillar, from which most buildings are constructed, earning the city the title...

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“Arequipa - Peru's white city”

published 11/10/2009

ProArchitecture, beautiful city, culture

ConsDistance, altitude

Arequipa is a Peruvian city in the far south of the country that is nestled 2380m above sea level in the Andes, about a half a day drive from the coast. Known as the "White city", from its white stone buildings of unique architecture dating from the Spanish days, it has a very strong European...

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Probeautiful and good trips available

Consstreet sellers and pan pipes!

Arequipa is one of Peru’s finest cities and provides a fine escape from the harshness of travelling in some of the more rustic areas of this country. It is the second largest city in the country. It offers as much of a guarantee of good weather as there can be in Peru and provides both...

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