Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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Surprised by Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Surprised by Lima

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... the cliffs over the water and I just walked and walked for miles marvelling at the beauty of it all.  Who knew Lima and beauty went together?   Most travellers poo poo Lima - they obviously haven't stayed in Miraflores. As I was coming ...

Not the worlds greatest capital city, Lima, Peru travel blog

Not the worlds greatest capital city

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... we went for a 'fancy’ dinner in Chili’s.  Roll on Chicken Wings, Fajitas and massive chocolate brownie desserts!  Peru was playing Mexico in the Copa de America so the place was packed and it was entertaining for about 5 minutes when ...

Lazy day in the hotel before flight, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lazy day in the hotel before flight

A travel blog entry by johnorton

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... nice and now we're chilling in the business center. I did notice that my leg took a few steps backwards when we got to Lima, probably the change in elevation, but it is back on track better than ever, with the bruising starting to fade measurably. I ...

Back to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to Lima

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... ; after a long night sleep, I feel much recovered. Today on my agenda is to visit the National Museum of Peru and finish the tour of Downtown Lima. Too bad most of the National museum is under renovation, the front clerk told me its free and I can ...

I'm on Vacation from my Vacation!!!!, Lima, Peru travel blog

I'm on Vacation from my Vacation!!!!

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... a room....you know - all those time consuming things I do in a day. So come along with us for a three week whirlwind tour through Peru and hopefully a week into Bolivia  - I am sure it will be interesting.  I have been in Lima for a few ...

Gracias South America!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Gracias South America!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... road of of death Zip lining in the sub tropics Lake Titicaca Colonia del Sacremento  and the drive Valpariso  Here in Lima we have been fortunate enough to book into a large multi-floored  apartment in a suburb called San Borja, which has ...

Dropped the rest of the tour for safety reasons, Lima, Peru travel blog

Dropped the rest of the tour for safety reasons

A travel blog entry by johnorton

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... to let the healthy people carry on with the tour and we are heading home.  We hopped out of Cusco on a flight to Lima and have a couple of days to wait for an available seat, so we hit the Miraflores district and swapped dirty roads for clean linen ...

The City of Kings -  Lima Part Dos, Lima, Peru travel blog

The City of Kings - Lima Part Dos

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... instead wanted to spend more time exploring the rest that Peru has to offer. So at Rapa Nui airport I got chatting to Stuart (from Lima, Peru) who was on my tour the day before. He told me about his evening of returning to Anakena beach and enjoying the ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... I did manage to finish reading the first book in the Millenium Trilogy. 21/01/2011 - Friday Having not seen anything in Lima, we caught a taxi to Miraflores and walked around for a short while.  The main purpose was to buy some more medicine.  ...

Last Day in Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Last Day in Peru

A travel blog entry by dane

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We had to catch a flight from Juliaca to Lima. Juliaca is the closest airport to Puno. It's a 45 minute shuttle ride and it gave us our final look at rural Peru. The flight was a hell of a lot better than any bus ride we took. Of course, my Peruvian ...

End of Short of Breath, Lima, Peru travel blog

End of Short of Breath

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... rice. I decided to give this one a pass to avoid any GI ailment.      I took the afternoon flight into Lima and had a smooth transfer into my hostel with any glitches.  For dinner, I found a quick eat restaurant, ordered 3 ...

Burger of Beast, Lima, Peru travel blog

Burger of Beast

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... Australia. The one's arriving today I believe are from England as well. The rest of the evening involved the following: - I tried Peru's national drink, the Pisco Sour. The name doesn't lie... very sour. - Ordered what I thought was Llama Saltado, ...

Lima - overnight, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - overnight

A travel blog entry by johnorton

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After a 6 plus hour flight from Houston, we arrived in Lima.  What can I say, but "Interesting Place".  We took a cab from the airport through some rather downtrodden areas and dark, sinister back alleys, finally relieved to find the ...

Lima - Seafood Salad, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Seafood Salad

A travel blog entry by florby

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... opened it. There was expensive Chinese imports at one section of the upscale supermarket. Went back to hostel and had some cheap laundry done across the street (3soles per kg). Gonna head for the Bolivia embassy and central district tomorrow! Lima, ...

BINGO! on the way to Lima, Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

BINGO! on the way to Lima, Peru

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... about, most famous place in all of South America. I wonder if it will have very many tourists... Quantifiable Summary Bus from Piura to Lima: 140soles ($45), 14 hours, well worth the sleep. Flight from Lima to Cusco: $105, 1 hour. Still ...

Henry and Jorge, Lima, Peru travel blog

Henry and Jorge

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... a better life somewhere, away from the corruption and limited opportunities in an over educated,  yet under opportunitied country like Peru.  Immigrating to Canada could be the answer, the dream that they both wanted.  Sounded great – ...

After 9 years of yearning..., Lima, Peru travel blog

After 9 years of yearning...

A travel blog entry by chowie

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... to me, Peru is Lima... and Lima is just another big city. With that said, I look forward to seeing more of Peru outside of Lima. Tomorrow, I meet my GAP Adventures tour group in the evening. And then the following day, we head to Pisco that ...

Lima - Pisco Sours, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Pisco Sours

A travel blog entry by florby

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... . So despite our horrid experience at Chile (who claims pisco sour as their own) we decided to give it a go. It was truly good, smooth and light. We had two glasses and got pretty tipsy. Gotta get up early tomorrow for our 7.30am bus to Nazca! Lima, ...

I'll have an Inka cola with my guinea pig please., Lima, Peru travel blog

I'll have an Inka cola with my guinea pig please.

A travel blog entry by mette

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... for more culture and for a rather special meeting. 5 years before me, Mom and Dad in Montana had an exchange student from Peru called Alejandro. Now I had heard about him and seen his picture on the wall. But never met him. Time to do something about ...

Miraflores - nice end to an expedition, miraflores, lima, Peru travel blog

Miraflores - nice end to an expedition

A travel blog entry by johnorton

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Staying in the lap of luxury for a couple of days is definitely my idea of ending an expedition, even if we did duck out early. We walked along the cliffs of the beach to the nearby Larcomar shopping center, which is built right into the ...

Last day in Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Last day in Peru

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... Rafael Larco Herrera. This museum, according to the Lonely Planet, has a very good collection of potteries from every known early civilizations in Peru, but do you think that is the reason I came all the way here, NOT.  I am here to see the Erotic ...

Finding Food, Wine and Friends in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Finding Food, Wine and Friends in Lima

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... was fantastically quiet, and had super comfy beds and pillows, and the following night we slept like babies! We both really enjoyed Lima. We stayed in the Miraflores district, one of the nicer areas. It was also marvellous to be wearing shorts for the ...

Back to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to Lima

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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Easy day walking around Miraflores, including the Indian market with all the wonderful handicrafts from all over Peru. All high standard so lovely to look at with lots of pieces of art and wonderful ceramics. I didnt realise that ceramics was the main ...

Airport Drama, Lima, Peru travel blog

Airport Drama

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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Hi Everybody,      No I didnīt vanish off the face of earth but I have arrived in Lima, Peru safe and sound.  Being able to get here is another story a touch of luck I guess.      I flight from LAX to ...

Shit feart of the Big City., Lima, Peru travel blog

Shit feart of the Big City.

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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... , I was told by everyone it was too dangerous for a solo female traveller and the beach was shit. Something crazy like a third of Peru's entire population lives in this one city, more peole than in the whole of Scotland... a bit of a shock to the system ...

From Clowns to Breakdowns, Lima, Peru travel blog

From Clowns to Breakdowns

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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... , where we feasted on chicken nuggets and collapsed into bed. We spent the next day recovering in Cuzco before heading to Lima airport today, from where this evening we are heading onto Buenos Aires to begin our last week of travelling before heading ...

Leaving Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Leaving Peru

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... pointless American movie that never quite made it in Europe. It soon sends me into deep sleep. I wake back in the capital city of Peru, Lima. It is 5am in the morning and the toilet on the bus is so smelly that everyone is desperate to get off. Still ...

Interview with a Random Peruvian Street Merchant, Lima, Peru travel blog

Interview with a Random Peruvian Street Merchant

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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... : Nooo.. Ecuador people like monkey (furiously starts scratching his head and under his arms).   Steve: Like monkey? RPSM: Peru people no like Ecuador people, Colombia es coo, but no Peru. Muchu guerra weeth Peru (vibrates as he shoots ...

100,000km and still travelling..., Lima, Peru travel blog

100,000km and still travelling...

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... speaker didn’t make another sound all night. (Andrew Edit – after hearing a few horror stories about the area surrounding Lima airport I would not recommend anyone do what we did and wander out of the vehicle exit gate trying to flag down ...

A luxurious day in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

A luxurious day in Lima

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... next blog to show you – amazing!  We got back in the car and drove towards Miraflores, the tourist Mecca of Lima and a expensive neighbourhood to live in.  Some of the houses around ‘Olive tree Park’ were straight out of Grand ...

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