Travel Blogs from Callao, Peru

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Callao, Peru, Callao, Peru travel blog

Callao, Peru

A travel blog entry by oldnavigator

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Callao was 'take your breath away' hot.  Mind you, we did notice an amazing lack of rain or snow and that's a good thing.   One of our fellow cruisers, Carla Marraffino from Toronto, Ontario, had organized an interesting tour and we were lucky ...

Odlet jen pro nekoho..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Odlet jen pro nekoho...

A travel blog entry by hoka

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Odletovy den v Lime nam zacal nervozne - za posledni drobne koupit nekde snidani (nejakou bez hranolek) a najit autobus, ktery pojede na letiste.   Autobus mame, ale stihne projet mnohamiliónovou Limu za hodinu a půl? Pojede celou dobu ...

Callao (Lima),Peru, Callao, Peru travel blog

Callao (Lima),Peru

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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  For today and tomorrow morning, we will be in the port of Callao on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. We have two tours booked for Lima. On the first day we will take a full day tour that will include the Pachacamac Ruins to the south of Lima and a ...

New Continent, Callao, Peru travel blog

New Continent

A travel blog entry by chris_farr

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... eager to get started. Nevers handed us out some document wallets in which were all the details for the whole time in Peru, pick up times, tour information, flight details. Everything. We all started going through them to make sure everything we thought ...

For Lima, Callao, Peru travel blog

For Lima

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... de Armas (Plaza Major), Plaza San Martin, and the Larco Museum which has the largest collection of antiquities in Peru.  This was an overnight in Callao, so Greg and I took a taxi for $10 to the largest shopping center called MINKA in Callao.  ...

Airport - Lima, Callao, Peru travel blog

Airport - Lima

A travel blog entry by onkyc

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Today we are leaving Peru and heading to Ecuador. I had a near miss which could have been disastrous. We were checking flight times yesterday. Madam here who has lost her wallet of flight info, accommodation etc etc, had what she thought was the ...

Headed home and wanting my

Headed home and wanting my "Do Over"

A travel blog entry by pjspatz

It dawned on me that we must have crossed the equator and were somewhere back near us soil on the plane from Lima to Dallas whenI heard a woman complaining. it struck me like a brick as she exclaimed about the ancient plane and crappy food, that for the ...

I ain't no Indiana Jones, Puerto Callao, Peru travel blog

I ain't no Indiana Jones

A travel blog entry by bibayfintan

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When it rains it pours. It certainly is the case in this part of the world... As it was unclear when the damage on the road to Pucallpa would have been rectified, we decided to embrace the challenge in the locals' style and travel by bus until the ...

Santiago 11th - 13th June, Callao, Peru travel blog

Santiago 11th - 13th June

A travel blog entry by tristanbreslin

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I spent the next few days doing more tourist based activities. I spent Tuesday evening watching the football with friends, followed by preperations for skiing on Wednesday. Antonio Mundo had offered to lend me his skis, however being away on business ...

Iguazu to Lima, Callao, Peru travel blog

Iguazu to Lima

A travel blog entry by garethethomas

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Another awesome day at Iguazu falls exploring the Brazillian side. Then off to Guayaquil via Lima to meet up with Andrew and head to the Galápagos Islands. Very excited about seeing ...

La Paz to Lima to Quito, Callao, Peru travel blog

La Paz to Lima to Quito

A travel blog entry by sue.malb

After a leisurely breakfast we were extremely lazy and caught a taxi to "The Witches Market"-- sick of high altitude, uphill walking. Another gorgeous day and because we were early at the market, very few people around. Purchased a few more last minute ...

Longest New Year's on Record... Still in Transit, Callao, Peru travel blog

Longest New Year's on Record... Still in Transit

A travel blog entry by lanaturvey

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My January 1st 2014 has been 38 hours long! And has only just finished. It's been an incredible first day of the year on all fronts and for many reasons. It is a very good thing that I spent 2012 living in Zambia understanding the true value of ...

Are we in Orange County, California?, Callao/Lima, Peru, Peru travel blog

Are we in Orange County, California?

A travel blog entry by jlovett

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Since we had another day in the port of Callao, we took a shuttle bus into the town of Mira Flores, a seaside resort community south of Lima. There, a shopping center cascaded down an ocean-side cliff for several levels. Filled with expensive, ...

Arrive Callao, Callao, Peru travel blog

Arrive Callao

A travel blog entry by ahartry

My sister, age 11, wrote: When we got up we had to pack - that took until after breakfast. Then I went and found Sharon and the three of us played for a while and then went swimming. We watched us come into port and made our last good-bye and then got ...

Kaffeeverkostung oder

Kaffeeverkostung oder "Schlürfen und Spucken"

A travel blog entry by verenas

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Für die von euch, die sich fragen, was ich denn den ganzen Tag in der Arbeit so mache: meistens nicht wirklich viel. Aber heute möchte ich euch von einem wirklich spannenden Teil meines Arbeitsalltages erzählen: der Qualitätskontrolle. Mittlerweile ...

We made it to Lima, Callao, Peru travel blog

We made it to Lima

A travel blog entry by gbarr

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... took a nap,organized a few things and went to eat at my uncle Alejandro´s restaurant. His restaurant is very famous in Callao and lima. What make his restaurant well known is the traditional northern Peruvian cuisine, such as beef hearts kebabs ,meats, ...

Well, that was interesting....., Callao, Peru travel blog

Well, that was interesting.....

A travel blog entry by scrmom

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That will teach me to brag about big new planes and First Class....without going into a lot of detail, other than saying we waited for late passengers' luggage, then waited to load a dog, then waited to get some passengers off which of course, required ...

Islas Palomino, Callao, Peru travel blog

Islas Palomino

A travel blog entry by aliinperu

Today we went on a boat cruise with EcoCruceros in Lima (well, Callao really) of the Islas Palomino and surrounding islands.  On the tour was Isla Camotal, Isla San Lorenzo, Isla Fronton, and the Islas Palomino.  It was quite ...

At sea, Callao, Peru travel blog

At sea

A travel blog entry by ahartry

My sister, age 11, wrote: We played with Sharon all day except when Mom and I had to pay the second game. She won but only by 6 points. We went swimming for about two hours at 72 degrees. We had a patio lunch and I had two pieces of watermelon again. ...

Going home, Callao, Peru travel blog

Going home

A travel blog entry by mjnelson18

... friend we met), we both separately left our adapters in hostels, we broke a further 2 chargers that exploded at the mains, I binned my Peru immigration card (which cost only 20 soles to replace) and James "lost" his phone to only find it in his bag at ...

Lima Peru, Callao, Peru travel blog

Lima Peru

A travel blog entry by philfran1033

Today was a short tour as we have been here before and we didn't elect to go into the big City, Lima. Callao is the Port City for Lima and is about 30 miles from Lima. However it is one big metropolis fro the Port to Lima. This port is another which has a ...

The Shipibo family, Puerto Callao, Peru travel blog

The Shipibo family

A travel blog entry by bibayfintan

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We embraced the moment and accepted Pedro's invite. After 10 minutes drive with this taxidriver who at this point was grinning at us as if he held a superior knowledge about the place we were directed to, we reached a traditional hut with a roof made of ...

Lima Landing, Aeroporto Internacioanl Jorge Chavez - Lima (LIM), Peru travel blog

Lima Landing

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzPUlLyO-js&feature=youtu.be and take off http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfPZZ_ew9hA&feature=youtu.be ...

Peurto Maldonado -in the amazon, Callao, Peru travel blog

Peurto Maldonado -in the amazon

A travel blog entry by janewest

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Well finally made it to the Amazon. Went up the river in longboats to a lovely tropical ecolodge. Went walking in the jungle and saw all sorts of interesting plants and birds. Especially liked the walking palm tree. At night we went caiman spotting ...

The final countdown ... :-(, Callao, Peru travel blog

The final countdown ... :-(

A travel blog entry by glampackers

We do not want to write this entry. We are in denial. We are not leaving tonight. We shall stay in Peru forever. Well, actually ... We won't miss: - brushing our teeth with bottled water - although that is quite glampackerish - half and half showers - ...

Koka = Kokain?, Callao, Peru travel blog

Koka = Kokain?

A travel blog entry by verenas

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... Blatt zum Kokain ist es nämlich ein weiter Weg und die Koka-Pflanze wurde (und wird) weltweit zu Unrecht kriminalisiert. In Peru und anderen südmerikanischen Ländern werden die Koka-Blätter zum Beispiel gekaut oder als Tee verwendet. In den ...

Callao (Lima),Peru, Callao (Lima), Peru travel blog

Callao (Lima),Peru

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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For today and tomorrow morning, we will be in the port of Callao on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. We have two tours booked for Lima. On the first day we will take a full day tour that will include the Pachacamac Ruins to the south of Lima and a Horse ...

Ceviche at the Point, Callao, Peru travel blog

Ceviche at the Point

A travel blog entry by tommylupton

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This days going to have to be split into two entries.  The first part of the day was spent with the fam in Callao, which is a peninsula north of Lima.  It's the site of a large fort where the Peruvians fought off the Spanish.  It also ...

Ayahuasca and the out-of-body experience, Puerto Callao, Peru travel blog

Ayahuasca and the out-of-body experience

A travel blog entry by bibayfintan

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One thing I failed to explain about the Shipibo is that one of the most prominent of their traditions is the Ayahuasca cerimony. Ayahuasca is a liquid extracted from cooking sections of the Banisteriopsis caapi vine and chacruna ...

Lima, Callao, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by cgadams1947

Rob had planned for 6 hour layover in Lima so we would have the time to get out for a few hours and see a part of Lima. We had asked our guide in Cusco who recommended an area called Larcamar that is about half an hour from the airport. We got a taxi ...

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