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John and I got a wonderful night's sleep last night. Finally! We slept in until 7:45am. No one else was awake yet so we had to sneak out. We had one guy in our room who talked during his sleep. It was loud and pretty funny. As we were leaving he started rambling off random words but he didn't wake up.
Our first stop of the day was to the …
We slept alright on the bus, John better than me. I don't know what my problem is. Our bus breakfast was a roll with cheese and some coffee. At least it was food and it was filling. We pulled into the Lima station around 10AM and collected our bags. We both agreed that it was by far the best bus we have ever taken. It even beats Megabus. The hostel …
... and finally we were admitted to enter this grey, nondescript building without a name on the outside, nor any indication of this being a synagogue. We were warmly welcomed by the rabbi while we watched the same door guard checking under each and every chair in the sanctuary for anything suspicious; we assumed she was looking for bombs. At exactly 7 pm, the room was ¼ full with many light skinned, but also some very dark skinned Peruvian Jews. The room was filled with ...
... but Beto won with just the one drug dealer. The others must have been doing good deeds for the day. As soon as we walked into the shop we saw someone get arrested for shop lifting. This was quite amusing watching the two burly security guards tumble him down the aisles. I bet that shoplifter had a bad day. We hunted round the store for some cheap supplies to nourish us for the journey. Beto and I found some sensible snacks and ...
... host who made a lot of time to show us around the giant city of 9 million people. It is wintertime in Lima, which means 3 solid months of a thick cloud cover and drizzle at night, but we still had a blast--there are a lot of entertaining things to do and see!
To find some vitamin D, we next visited the strange town called Huacachina, an oasis surrounded by desert and sand dunes. I spent my birthday there, with Kalin and Marta (and one of my best friends, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking