Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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Not much to do in Peru!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Not much to do in Peru!

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... street everythings - sweet sellers, shoe polishers, postcard sellers, taxi men, beggars, busy bodies, every Tom Dick and Harry in Lima and a man who was selling spongey Sponge Bob Square Pants - literally a cut-off piece of yellow sponge with a sticker ...

Heading home, Lima, Peru travel blog

Heading home

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... entry in my 6 month journey round South America (or bit of it anyway). I am currently ensconced in the very posh hotel in Lima that I booked for myself as a bit of a treat after 6 months of dorms, bad matresses and shared bathrooms. Its lovely! The ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... happy) which may have had an impact on our decision of how to spend our second day. We got up intending to go into Lima centre but over breakfast decided we were both feeling a bit lazy and couldn't quite be bothered so spent the day reading, watching TV ...

3 Years on the Road .... And It's Halftime, Lima, Peru travel blog

3 Years on the Road .... And It's Halftime

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... my 3 year anniversary of traveling! Quite simply, it's been amazing.  My great friends from The Point Hostel here in Lima helped me celebrate... both my 3 year anniversary and a going away party.  That's right....going away.  Tomorrow ...

Iquitos to Lima - Day 94, Lima, Peru travel blog

Iquitos to Lima - Day 94

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... was a nice farewell to the Amazon after almost 3 weeks in the biggest expanse of rainforest on the planet. I arrived in Lima and caught a cab to Miraflores where I'm staying at the Hitchhikers hostel. Miraflores is apparently the safest place to stay ...

Loving the lights of Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Loving the lights of Lima

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the red wine. We collected the luggage and bowled out to try our arm at getting into town without being ripped off, which at Lima Airport is notoriously difficult. After about ½ an hour we had tried every taxi, the prices ranged from 100 soles to 50 ...

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

The City of Kings - Lima

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... am I the only one still in a tshirt? The window I'm sat next to is covered in condensation! We are entering the outskirts of Lima, Los Olivos to be precise. Even though it's only 6am, there are packed buses on the road, packed collectivos, businesses are ...

Lima - A crazy place, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - A crazy place

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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I've only stayed a night in Lima as I will spend more time there (maybe?) after my jungle stay.  While I was walking on the side walk around 8pm, I was approached by a Cuban.  He was a movie producer and quickly offered me a job.  I have ...

Two Weeks in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Two Weeks in Lima

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... not much in Lima.  After the bus ride back to Lima we figured we'd stay for a while and recharge our batteries.  Lima is an interesting place and after the obligatory rate negotiation we thought why not stay and maybe head north at a later ...

Cruz del Sur!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Cruz del Sur!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... to catch overnight buses?  Well yes we did, but we had to get out of Cusco somehow.  The prices of flights to Lima were unfortunately way outside our budget, so we decided to pay that little bit extra and travel in comfort with the bus company ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by dane

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I had seen lots of tourism photos of Peru. It's interesting how they never included any shots of Lima. Wonder why? Lima is an interesting place. It has its bad parts of town, and it has its worse parts of town. I arrived at 1 a.m. and was glad that ...

Lima - Day 95-97, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Day 95-97

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... to a run down bus station in central Lima, looks pretty dodgy to be honest. This is more like the Lima I was expecting to see before I arrived in Peru's capital, the opposite end of the spectrum to Miraflores. I wondered why my bus ticket was so cheap ...

Landing in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Landing in Lima

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... the moment we went through depatures! ;) So we spent about 23 hours in aeroplanes and Brazilian departure lounges and finally made it to Lima...  So far so good... we just went out and got a bit of food and had a look around...  I just ...

A city full of surprises, Lima, Peru travel blog

A city full of surprises

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... ; a restored Maranga adobe pyramid built 500 AD, passed many historical buildings and museums with beautiful architecture to downtown Lima with its amazing wooden baloneys, plazas and churches. Plaza Mayor and Plaza San Martin were our favourites and we ...

No hablo español, dammit!, Lima and Arequipa, Peru travel blog

No hablo español, dammit!

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... south where we managed to find a great hostel in the middle of town. Arequipa is much more what I was expecting Peru to be: a lovely central square with impressive Spanish architecture, friendly locals and nice cafes all set against a wonderful backdrop ...

Lima - Taxi, taxi, taxi, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Taxi, taxi, taxi

A travel blog entry by florby

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... to the embassy for a good price. Picked up our passports and had the same taxi haggling exercise to get a ride back to our hostel. A good lad gave us a good price of 10soles($4) back. Made green curry for dinner thereafter. Miraflores tomorrow! Lima, ...

Back in civilisation...., Lima, Peru travel blog

Back in civilisation....

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... a place where locals still live in mud brick houses and roads are not paved! Amost every building was covered with graffiti though. In Peru you don´t need to read up on the politics, you just need to read the graffiti on every wall to know what´s going ...

Another day in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Another day in Lima

A travel blog entry by bred

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... parade on a TV while I ate lunch at a little place near the hostel I stayed at. I stayed in Miraflores, just south of Lima, where it´s a little more upscale and safer. I found the whole place a little too touristy and a little too much like LA, so I ...

Safe in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Safe in Lima

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... for a 90 quid camera ..whoop! PHOTO_ID_R=snv80039.jpg Slept most of both flights, and after some delays have been in Lima for the afternoon.... a little weary walking around at first but confidence is growing, after a pizza  and some beers ...

Nancy Sinatra sings again...., All around, Peru travel blog

Nancy Sinatra sings again....

A travel blog entry by littleaitch

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... the hard labour in the fields and home. Feminism has yet to reach them. The men were just standing around contemplating life I guess. Lima was a stark contrast to Huaraz. Huge, sprawling, fun - well, I was staying in the best district of Miraflores, ...

My days and nights in the City of Kings., Lima, Peru travel blog

My days and nights in the City of Kings.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... way to Lima, the Peruvian capital. A huge and somewhat chaotic city along the Pacific Coast, covered in coastal fog this time a year. Lima, a city most travellers I have talked to so far on this trip either claim they don't like or even hate. I agree it's ...

The Last Of Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

The Last Of Lima

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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So finally ...an update just to say I'm moving on from Lima after about 3 months or so working in The Point Hostel... which was nothing less than a pure fun experience where I met the coolest people from all over the globe. My co-workers that I shared a ...

Inspiring others..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Inspiring others...

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... goodbyes, it was hard leaving these guys and I only wish I could meet up with every single person I´ve met in Perth! Today we travel to Pisco, for our tour through Southern Peru. I can highly recommend Lima as a stop over... Miraflores is ...

Dan's arrived!! lets do Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Dan's arrived!! lets do Lima

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... around Peru with Dan, Kat's brother for about six months now. We picked him up on Sunday evening from a Lima airport police cell, and, after a small misunderstanding involving some talculm powder. (Only joking,) Dan had finally arrived in ...

Last few days in Lima before phase III of my trip, Lima, Peru travel blog

Last few days in Lima before phase III of my trip

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Here I am in Lima Peru a few days before to comeback to Montreal.  What a journey across South America I have done since February.  Soon the third part of my trip will begin, on a much more focus way than before.  This second part was ...

Now for Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Now for Peru

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... lovely - Hostel El Patio, and yep it has balconies, patios and flowers everywhere and its located in the "good part of Lima" Miaraflores.  Started the next morning with a walk down to the new complex in Miraflores.  Its situated on the cliff tops ...

I haven't had a bean in weeks, Lima, Peru travel blog

I haven't had a bean in weeks

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... . Salt Lake City, they're headed there, they said. Dinner over, I struggled down the aisle to pee. No sleep before our Lima stop. Then on the ground, a flood of newbies filled the plane; bags banged against my shoulder, klump, kalump, kalump. Evicted ...

Paragliding, pisco sours and rude pottery!!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Paragliding, pisco sours and rude pottery!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... 30 mins away to check out the real Lima where many nice grand colonial buildings stand. San Francisco Monastery. Located in downtown Lima we took a guided tour around after being recommended by Amy and Adam (couple we met in Huanchaco). There was lots of ...

Lima, downtown and M{flores...., Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima, downtown and M{flores....

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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... whereabouts of our hotel pick up, finally it arrived and we all rode out in one of the 200,000 taxi´s ferrying around Lima City. We stayed at the Hostel Tradicionales in "Miraflores", a nice and quite affluent part of Lima City. Angelo the gauy that ...

Marvelous Minaflores, Lima, Peru travel blog

Marvelous Minaflores

A travel blog entry by catters

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... and onto the windows as the sun set over the sea...  Unbelievable, had to keep reminding myself I was in Peru!! Probably what really made Lima so special was another of those little random travel stories.  Arriving 24 hours earlier than I had ...

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