VISIT PERU : I CALLED THE SOUTH´S TRIANGLE
If you come to Peru in July in our Independence day you can travel to the south part and make a tour in three places :
Well in this moment I will tell you the first(travelling from Lima to the south part) Arequipa:
Arequipa has good culture.First you have to visit the principals sightseeings like as:
Colca Canyon, you should visit all the churches around the square, Santa Catalina Convent, where the nuns were prohibited to go out the Convent and now the Convent is opened to the tourists. Yanahuara´s balcony, Cotahuasi Canyon the deepest of the world(3525 meters ).
Also take pics with Misti Volcano you see it from all over the places in Arequipa
The food is delicious I recommend you to eat : Shrimps soup, Rocoto relleno( is a dish that the principal ingredient is : Hot pepper stuffed, inside of it there is meat , with a potatoe cake which has cheese on it is extremely delicious.
One particular thing in Arequipa is that everyday has one special dish and this is very common when you arrive there all the restaurants and people eat one special dish per day : example On Monday people eat a soup called Chake its ingredients are potatoes, pork meat, chicken meat, beans.It´s a powerful soup
Well I recommend you to visit Colca Canyon when you arrive to Arequipa near the square there are travel agencys that offer you trips to get there 2 days one night is ok to vist there.
Before you arrive to Colca , during the trip you will see nice landscapes and you will visit some little towns that are on the way.
You will spend the night in Chivay town which is really nice and comfortable because they have everything (internet,phones to communicate , etc) ,you will drink “Mate de Coca” in case you suffer Soroche(Sometimes people are not get used to the high levels of climates)
You need to be very positive because the principal attractive in Colca it´s not only the spectacular Canyon, it´s the Condor Flight, you need to be lucky because the buses get there early in the morning approximately you have to wake up at 5.00 in the morning and you arrive to Colca at 7.00 and wait to see this amazing bird.
When I went with my husband we saw 3 you don´t have any idea how amazing is that scenary, because its flight is just incredible I was afraid at the beginning but at the same time I admired this bird from our highlands.
So If you see this, You won´t forget it. There are many people waiting for this,
cross your fingers to see them because sometimes they don´t appear.
We were lucky ¡¡¡ So you can go to Colca and pratice Mountain Cyclism, and in the afternoon you can go to the Aguas termales, which is a place where there are many pools with hot water that contains minerals for your body, it´s really good.
And if you wanna drink some beverages there is a restaurant next to the pool, so you can drink whisky,pisco,beer while you are in the hot pool.
OH Arequipa is beautiful,the food, people,places everything so it´s a good beginning for your next trip to the Peru´s South.
Next I will show you Puno (Cuzco will be at the end to explain Machupicchu)
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