The Santa Catalina Monastery

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Tour in pictures A couple of days ago during my stay in Arequipa I visited the Santa Catalina Monastery. It covers an area of 20 thousand square meters in the historical part of the city and is called often - "a city within the city". Amazing is the fact that the monastery was built in 1579 ...

Colca Canyon – High, so high!

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Hi guys, today it was the first day from our tour through the Colca Canyon. And the first time for me going on such high - almost 5000 meters above the sea level. Until now everything is going fine. Maybe its because of the Coca tea and the helpfull tips from our guide - however I ...

Arequipa – the local market

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After twelve hours KLM flight we landed at the early evening in Lima. Our intention was to take the last flight on that day to Arequipa. Unfortunately we did not made it. The plan was too tight and the South American people do not really like to urge. So we were stuck on the airport ...