Arequipa: The white city. June 3rd 2008 After travelling all the way from La Paz to Arequipa I finally arrived around 8pm.
The trip included a border crossing where we also had to change buses. I haven´t had such a bordercrossing as this one yet and I guess it´s good to know that it can get this badly organized. Got of the bus at the Bolivian side and hardly had I stepped on firm soil when the first ´cab´ drivers asked me if I nee ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Arequipa Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more