The London Foodie Goes to Peru - Arequipa

The London Foodie Goes to Peru - Arequipa

The city of Arequipa, in the south of Peru, lies in a valley at the foot of El Misti volcano, a perfect snow-capped cone almost 6 km high. It has been occupied since pre-Columbian times, by the Aymara Indians and finally the Incas, before the Spanish colonials re-founded it in 1540.

There are no buildings remaining from pre-Columbian times, but the Spanish architecture is very fine, constructed from white volcanic sillar stone. Declared a Unesco World Heritage site, it makes an excellent place to stay for a few days.

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