Daily Archives: March 4, 2011

Arequipa

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Cathedral in the Plaza de Armas with El Misti in the background Arequipa in southern Peru is called the White City because of the white stone much of the buildings are made of a white volcanic stone common to the area. Our time in Arequipa was sunny and somewhere warm and I really enjoyed seeing the city. It reminded me of  a city in Europe. We arrived in early afternoon with just enough time to visit two of the cities most famous attractions: the Monastery of Santa Catalina  and Juanita the frozen mummy. Juanita is a very famous well preserved … Read More

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