Living TRAVEL - PERU

Arequipa, in the Andes at 2,380 meters (7740 feet) - Peru's second largest city
 


Arriving at Arequipa airport, we see the appropriately named El Misti volcano (5,822 m),
one of 3 similar height mountains near Arequipa
 

We visit the older part of the city
 

Jesuit Church - JesusCompania -with ice cream vendor
 

Side entrance to a colonial house courtyard
 

Arequipa Cathedral
 

 

 

An interesting colonial door in a narrow side street
 

The difference between the have's ('white') and have not's (Indian) - see below
 

 

 

Apparently a more successful Indian family
 

Asleep on the job
 

Carpet weaving
 


Alpaca wool store
 

Mechanical wool washers
 

Typical Arequipa carpets
 

The Santa Catalina Convent - founded 1580
 


 
 
 
 

Nun's Laundry - and below
 

 

Nun's kitchen


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