Travel Blogs from Miraflores, Peru

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Overnight Lima, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Overnight Lima

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... instead of the US$20. Perhaps I should have just taken a taxi. But then the driver would have had to find Residencial Miraflores B&B, Gral. Borgono 280. Having had 3 airline meals over the preceding 2 flights and some 18 hours to get here, thanks Ana ...

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 ...

Santiago bound

Santiago bound "connection" container

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... queues, I choose the slowest! By now it was well and truly after 11 pm (23:00) as we left the airport for Miraflores. This remise driver took a different route. Thankfully Anna Marie's husband was still awake to let me into my same old room. Another ...

Rodrigo and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Rodrigo and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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After 12 days of battling with FedEx and the Peruvian Customs office (they delayed release of the package for several reasons, the main one being they had no record of us entering the country at the airport b/c we entered by motorcycle...) we could ...

Miraflores, Caral and the Mummy!, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Miraflores, Caral and the Mummy!

A travel blog entry by erinski

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... the Pepto Bismal if one is brave enough to try it.  We ate lunch today at a wonderful restaurant that is in Miraflores in a commercial complex housed within the top of a 100 meter cliff overlooking the beautiful ocean.  Although it is the ...

Chilling in the park....., Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Chilling in the park.....

A travel blog entry by vixstar84

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Sitting in the park in Miraflores suburbs of Lima. Really hot. Lots of locals out enjoying the weather and cats everywhere!! Within ten minutes a local man tried to chat to me. I felt rude not being chatty back but I had my friends voices in my head ...

Pisco Sour, Por Favor, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Pisco Sour, Por Favor

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Despite a somewhat unfavorable reputation that Lima has, I was pleasantly surprised by the coastal atmosphere of Miraflores. A suburb of the grandeur capital, it´s considered a safer, wealthier area accomodating to both travelers and residents alike. The ...

Touchdown in Lima, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Touchdown in Lima

A travel blog entry by julieandpete

... few confusing hours finding lodging we are now safe and sound WITH baggage in a small hotel in the affluent suburb of Miraflores. Miraflores is sort of the beverly hills of Lima but it's no picnic for two Canadians with no conversational spanish ...

Rupac ruins, Huaral, Peru travel blog

Rupac ruins

A travel blog entry by lizethperu

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It is almost 4:30 in the afternoon and i am writing this post from the inside of my tent located in Rupac ruins, north of Lima (Mountains of Huaral town) Im sharing the tent with my German friend katrin. I was invited by her to join her friends in this ...

Tania the Tiger  and the Peruvian Customs, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Tania the Tiger and the Peruvian Customs

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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We arrived at Eurobackpackers Hostel in Miraflores Lima Peru in a tow truck.  The Buell's rear wheel bearings were shot from too many times taking the rear wheel off by the "montallantas" - guys who patch tires along the road for about $2.  They ...

S.O.S. , Miraflores, Lima, Peru travel blog

S.O.S.

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... ; Can you imagine doing this in the states?   You'd be in big trouble, enough to make you abandon that car and not call anyone for a day until you sober up - but not here - which is another reason why driving in Peru is so dangerous...     ...

Back to the City Again, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Back to the City Again

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... one in charge.  I will gladly pay a few extra bucks for some peace of mind such as for the ride out to Miraflores today. Lima's population of 7 to 8 million is shoved into a dense arid strip between the mountains and the Pacific and much ...

Hola Sudamerica., Lima (Miraflores), Peru travel blog

Hola Sudamerica.

A travel blog entry by pea

... - coincidence?  I never saw the colonial centre of Lima, I´m really not the world´s best tourist am I?  I chilled in Miraflores, which is nice enough, but it is so built up with casinos and hotels, it wasn´t at all what I´d expected.  ...

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Peru, Miraflores: ("Heroic City")

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays

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Fri 29.8.08: Peru, Lima/Miraflores: ("Heroic City") PERSONAL: Miraflores was nice but too much traffic (what is it about with horns blaring in every direction!) - the smog made breathing very unpleasant. Though it was very easy to get around (not ...

Lima and Miraflores, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Lima and Miraflores

A travel blog entry by johnnytravel

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... a street lined with only Italian restaurants side by side. Choosing a dining venue in this unique section of Miraflores consisted less of differentiating between the menus, and more of playing the waitresses outside the restaurants against each other ...

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... those who wander are lost.   I certainly found a random new path for this trip by adding Paraguay on a whim.  My wanderings around Miraflores may have been unplanned and idle, but this place sure has given me some new direction. ...

City stop in Lima/Miraflores, Lima and Miraflores, Peru travel blog

City stop in Lima/Miraflores

A travel blog entry by neilsarge

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I didn´t have long in Lima and Miraflores as i hadn´t heard great things about it and to be fair it lived up to the reputation. Plus once again i got stung by a weekend where half the bars shops etc were closed thanks to the elections. The fact that ...

Lima, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by robselclark

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... an hour waiting in line to check-in. In Lima (pop 10M) it was an hour's drive to our hotel in the up-market Miraflores district. Our hotel room is on the 16th floor and has large picture windows. Sadly the haze/fog/pollution has not lifted and it is a ...

Visiting the archeological site of Huaca Pucllana, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Visiting the archeological site of Huaca Pucllana

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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... in this condition the driver managed to race the scrap heap along the motorway. Partially we drove faster than 100km/h. When we arrived in Miraflores, the driver had no idea how to find the hostel or even the street I named. So, we got a free city tour, ...

Idle Time in Lima, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Idle Time in Lima

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... got a lot of rest and we didnt really do much - we watched a Parade, we did a lot of walking on the beach in Miraflores and through different neighborhoods.  We won some money at the Casino, we had the oil changed on the BMW and we generally didnt do ...

our canadian  and monkey friends al in miraflores, Miraflores in lima, Peru travel blog

our canadian and monkey friends al in miraflores

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... . we took them out to larco mar mall, which is right on the cliffside overlooking the ocean, and showed them around miraflores a bit. daniela also introduced them to the monkey in kennedy plaza (not that kennedy plaza, providence peoples). a little old ...

Cutting it fine, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Cutting it fine

A travel blog entry by cazmar

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With only a two hour changeover at Newark airport, rigorous border controls and minimal sense of urgency by the staff, Helen and I made the plane-just, however Helen's bag did not. So after a long wait at Lima airport and being informed the bag would ...

1st Stop eek!, Miraflores, Lima, Peru travel blog

1st Stop eek!

A travel blog entry by teamkhan

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Hey Ho Amigos!  We arrived in Lima a week ago, after an eye watering 24 hr journey from home to hostel.  Didn´t really know what to expect but quickly found that Lima is a great city to be in.  Its not as hectic as Bangkok, not ...

Almost sunny Miraflores, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Almost sunny Miraflores

A travel blog entry by kateiorton

We´ve moved about a 15 minute drive away from Central Lima to Miraflores and it is completely different. It´s very modern and well kept and a hundred times nicer. We´re are staying close to the beach though it´s certainly not sunbathing weather. ...

Lima, Peru, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Lima, Peru

A travel blog entry by ivoyvonne

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Ankunft in lima, Provinz Huaral, Peru travel blog

Ankunft in lima

A travel blog entry by katifabian

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... , sprich 10€. Tag 1. in Lima Bei angenehmen 18 Grad, das hier Winter bedeutet, schlenderten wir in die Innenstadt von Miraflores ( Stadtteil ) und erkundigte ein bisschen die Gegend. Auch hier in Lima ist es ähnlich wie in New York, dass ebenso ...

Miraflores, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Miraflores

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

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... a backpacker haunt. Also cable TV in the room meant there was no need to get up early to watch today´s world cup games! Miraflores is quite a nice little suburb of Lima and seems pretty safe compared to the city - we´ve heard a few nasty stories ...

Freitag,Samstag (30. Tag unserer Reise) +Sonntag, Provinz Huaral, Peru travel blog

Freitag,Samstag (30. Tag unserer Reise) +Sonntag

A travel blog entry by katifabian

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... 252;ßen über verschiedene Dinge. Dann fuhren wir weiter nach Barranco, dies ist ein kleiner Stadtteil direkt neben Miraflores und ist gerade am Wochenende bei den Jugendlichen sehr beliebt. Sandra, unsere Vermieterin, hat uns dort ein lokales ...

Miraflores, Miraflores, Lima, Peru travel blog

Miraflores

A travel blog entry by kikolu

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... Getränk gemacht aus lila Mais und ich muss sagen, das ist nicht jedermanns Sache…   Dann hat Italo Amalie und mir Miraflores gezeigt. Da gibt es den Parque Kennedy. Das ist ein Park, in dem etwa 100 Katzen leben. Man kann sich dann einfach ...

Creamfields Music Festival, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Creamfields Music Festival

A travel blog entry by niamhkillian

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... we took a bus from Paracas to Lima which was only 4 hours and cost of 50 soles. We found a lovely three bedroom apartment in Miraflores neighbourhood of Lima for the weekend. We are still with Nathan & Grace and Kev & Julie are meeting us in Lima ...

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