Travel Blogs from Miraflores, Peru

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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 ...

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 ...

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, itīs 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...     ...

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

Hola Sudamerica.

A travel blog entry by pea

... - coincidence?  I never saw the colonial centre of Lima, Iīm really not the worldīs best tourist am I?  I chilled in Miraflores, which is nice enough, but it is so built up with casinos and hotels, it wasnīt at all what Iīd expected.  ...

Peru, Miraflores: (

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 ...

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 didnīt have long in Lima and Miraflores as i hadnīt 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.  Didnīt 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

Weīve moved about a 15 minute drive away from Central Lima to Miraflores and it is completely different. Itīs very modern and well kept and a hundred times nicer. Weīre are staying close to the beach though itīs certainly not sunbathing weather. ...

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 todayīs world cup games! Miraflores is quite a nice little suburb of Lima and seems pretty safe compared to the city - weīve heard a few nasty stories ...

Wednesday Wet n' Wild, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Wednesday Wet n' Wild

A travel blog entry by gallegos08

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More pics than writing this time. We finally got to El Circuito Magico del Aqua a few nights ago. A surprise for the kids and a real treat for the rest of us. It was a beautiful night and refreshing to say the least. Needless to say showers were not ...

Changing Season, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Changing Season

A travel blog entry by gallegos08

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... each other's company and were looking forward to their evening together too. Rachel and her husband have lived here in Peru for over eightyears providing an outreach facility and program designed to help get inner city street kids off the streets, ...

Celebrations, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Celebrations

A travel blog entry by gallegos08

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... look forward to hopefully see them again when they head back home through California. Friday night was a potluck supper with Miraflores Sunrise Rotary to welcome a group from Seattle Washington. I didn't even know Rotary had and international awareness ...

11/12-15/12 Lima and Mancora, Miraflores District, Peru travel blog

11/12-15/12 Lima and Mancora

A travel blog entry by aaronandperi

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So after a fun but rough few weeks in cusco we thought it was time to move to our next destination. Peri has spent a few nights in a Peruvian hospital due to bad bronchitis and low oxygen levels and was craving some beach and sun. Although the hospital ...

Lima, Peru, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Lima, Peru

A travel blog entry by erin_and_paul

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... , left our hostel and found another one with more people. Its called the Flying Dog Backpackers Hostel right in the center of Miraflores. Already met a guy named Chris from Boston who came hoping to hike the Inca Trail only to find out that it is closed ...

Shaken not Stirred, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Shaken not Stirred

A travel blog entry by gallegos08

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... to report she was equally excited about the whole experience and very happy to still be alive! Anyway that's my report from Peru. I am attaching a couple of photos from Sydneys feild trip to the convalesant home last Tuesday. Super cute! They were so ...

Mother's Day and More, Miraflores, Peru travel blog

Mother's Day and More

A travel blog entry by gallegos08

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... with plenty of moms and kids to celebrate with.  Had a traditional Peruvian lunch called a Pachmanca over at the club Miraflores? A Pachmanca is a meal cooked in a sub terrainean roasting pit with various meats, potatoes, giant lima beans and corn ...

Peru - Part 1 (Lima), Huaral, Peru travel blog

Peru - Part 1 (Lima)

A travel blog entry by schulmericas

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... opted for the next best option as per our hostel's recommendation. Huaca Pucllana lies at the edge of the Miraflores suburb and is home to some of Peru's oldest Inca ruins which date back to 3000BC - this was our Dinner spot that evening, where we ...

Donde estan todas las personas?, Miraflores and Barranco, Peru travel blog

Donde estan todas las personas?

A travel blog entry by jmctravels

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... CAHN." A short taxi ride and a few Peruvian history lessons later he brought us to our beautiful hotel - Hotel Antigua Miraflores, a converted masion with quaint decor, more amenities than we ever expected, and a mention of dos hombres.... I ...

Lima, Miraflores District, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by k2ted

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Had a walk around Lima shopping. Don't really have any great plans for today, just relax and take in Lima a bit. Found a Starbucks so had to drop in. Not as strange finding one in Lima as it was in Cuzco. Saw Marie-Claire off from the hotel in the ...

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