Travel Blogs from Lima
... good lol. We sat for a while just chatting then headed to the supermarket for my salad which was rubbish, was trying to be healthy! we wandered back to the hostel and are now chilling out until our taxi comes to take us to the airport. We fly at 2215 tonight to Chile for a day then its onto New Zealand!!!! We finally land saturday, so if you dont hear from me, dont worry, im stuck in the air lol. Talk soon x ...
... sometimes the cold+humidity almost makes the sheets feel damp. Apart from that it's always gray here. Today I saw my first glimpse of blue sky for about 5 minutes. Here even within Lima there are microclimates. It could be drizzling (hardly every actually rains) in my part and slightly warmer and somewhat sunny just around the bend. Usually the sky is so off-white that it actually magnifies the sun and makes it even brighter out.
I have the pleasure of waking ...
... known better if we hadn’t stayed in a posh Miraflores flat prior, but the Barranco neighborhood and our “Bohemian” homestay were disappointing.
Only two activities were left in Lima that appealed to us. The first was a unanimous must-do, and that was to eat at one of the handful of restaurants run by world-renown chef Gaston Acurio. The other was something that took a little more time to think about, and that ...
... alleyways originally laid out in Inca times that bisect the
blocks of stone buildings are very appealing and photogenic. One has to admire
the dry, beautifully cut stonework with which the Incas constructed their
buildings – not a sign of mortar anywhere and all done with simple hand tools.
June we got up early in our car park camp, locked Jambo up and walked the short
distance down the hill to the train station to join the ...
... even play the classics such as Micheal Bolton - amazing.
A pre-Inca Adobe pyramid in the middle of a residential area. Adobe means using handmade bricks to build a structure. The pyramid was built by many cultures as one culture succeeded the next. Interestingly the pyramid was only discovered a few decades back, as it was only a dusty hill to the residents before then. I got to see some llamas, animals that look ...