Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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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 ...

Lima......our last stop in South America, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima......our last stop in South America

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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So we made the choice a month ago that we would fork out the extra cash to fly from Santa Marta - Lima, I dont think we would have survived at least 4 days of bus journeys through 3 countries and 2 border crossings and god knows how many different buses, ...

We do actually do some work here, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

We do actually do some work here

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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So hereīs a rundown of what we actually are doing in the Amazon. Each day we are on one of 5 activities - point counts, netting, mammals, plants or camp duty. What your day is like depends on the activity and may start at 4am, or you may be lucky and ...

Lima, Inking into Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by jag

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... except when the īSpice Boysīpopped out for a show on stage. "Spice up your Life"- No Thanks. I took a taxi into central Lima and was actually quite surprised at how nice the central Plaza was. From there, there was a main bustling shopping street and ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... which includes a brass band and lots of flighty soldierīs legs. Also worth a mention are La Basilica Cathedral de Lima, the San Francisco Convent with Catacombs and the Museo de la Inquisicion. The Basilica Tour guide was the best while the ...

Collpa, Tambopata Reserve, Amazon, Peru travel blog

Collpa

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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In the last week of camp we took a trip upriver into the reserve zone itself to visit a couple of the collpas there and to do some bird watching. We left a day later than expected due to problems with the booking of the tourist boat to pick us up (since ...

Lazy days at the Lake, Sacha Lake, Amazon, Peru travel blog

Lazy days at the Lake

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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Towards the end of phase once most of the work was done the group split into two groups and went to visit an ox-box lake at the lodge where the boys go to play soccer every Sunday. I was in the first group to go and once at the main lodge we met up with ...

Lima - Beginning The South America Leg, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Beginning The South America Leg

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... our way into Chile as soon as we could, in order to complete a circuitous route which would take us into Bolivia and back into Peru after a couple of weeks. We were unable to check-in straight away at the airport as we had in fact arrived too early! ...

Flight to Peru -draft, Lima, Peru travel blog

Flight to Peru -draft

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Out of the Amazon, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon Rainforest, Peru travel blog

Out of the Amazon

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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The question that needs to be asked is where to I start with this. I have no idea so am just going to ramble for a while until I figure out how to write this. Weīve emerged from the jungle at the end of our ten weeks in the Amazon and have returned ...

Is Seven Inches Enough?, Lima, Peru travel blog

Is Seven Inches Enough?

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... we are able to change our clothes at least every two or three days!! It's only the rare occasion (like here in Lima where we're visiting an elegant friend) that we feel somewhat embarrassed with our limited wardrobes. For the more technically minded ...

Capital city, Lima, Peru travel blog

Capital city

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Have spent three days in Lima, shopping for Christmas presents. Tried a Peru mall but didnīt try the Peru mall prices! So headed down the local markets for better variety and cheaper bargains. Walked along the ...

Lima - Last Couple of Nights in South America, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Last Couple of Nights in South America

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... were shut and we were taxiing down the runway! Thankfully, with no further hassles, we made it to 'Hostal Inca's Palace' in Miraflores, Lima, where our request to have the same room as on our last stay was granted. It felt good to return to a ...

Landing in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Landing in Lima

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... lots of traffic, huge billboards, dirty and 8.5 million people.  I'm glad we were only spending one day there.  Since Lima is below the equator, it’s their winter time.   They only have two seasons, winter and ...

Arrived ALIVE!!!!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Arrived ALIVE!!!!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... so short on time now that we couldnt even go overland through Ecuador, so after getting up at 2am we jumped on a plane bound for Lima - Peru. Of course nothing runs smoothly and we had hassle at Bogota airport, they told us that we needed to pay $60 ...

Itīs been another one of those three ..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Itīs been another one of those three ...

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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... work out yet another system and so a lot of time gets wasted - all part of the travel experience. So now Iīm in Peru, currently in Lima, heading to Puerto Maldonado sometime in the next couple of days before an 8 or so hour boat ride down the river ...

Bring on the heat! (But keep the tropical rains..), Lima, Peru travel blog

Bring on the heat! (But keep the tropical rains..)

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... as people stroll casually around the town going about their business. Tour agencies abound but there are no street hasslers as in Peru. You can wander around each agency without any pressure. Jason and I "The Flashpackers" (so dubbed by a hostel owner ...

Other Wildlife, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

Other Wildlife

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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Not all of the wildlife we saw at Bahuaja was mammalian or bird. One of the most common things we got to see where the insects, which were both constantly annoying (mosquitoes and sandflies) or amazing in their colours and diversity. The sizes of ...

Lima is alright actually....., Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima is alright actually.....

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and had a look at the view and the very posh shopping centre here Larco Mar which is a world away from the rest of Peru with chain restaurants and v expensive shops. Went into the Marriot hotel to laugh at the restaurant prices and then down the road to ...

Destination 2: Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Destination 2: Peru

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... 'cos it was such a clear day and we got to see the Andes and Lake Titikaka where we'll be cruuising down in a few days! Arriving in Lima was a bit of a shock after spending a week in Rio - it's a lot colder for one thing, and a little less developed. The ...

Machu Pichu, Machu Pichu, Peru travel blog

Machu Pichu

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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Just survived the Inca trail and sheltering from the rain awaiting the train back to Cusco to rest up for a couple of days!! The trail lived up to all my expectations... including the rain!! The first day lulled us into a false sense of security with a ...

Life in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Life in Lima

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... for a lot longer. This pleases the hostel owner, of course, as we suck more money out of them than they expected to budget for Lima. In the end, everyone leaves pretty damn happy from here. I am looking forward to my first visitor.. one of my old college ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... past the busy traffic and then catch a taxi to an upmarket shopping centre - you dont feel like your in Peru. Friday April 29th 2005 Visited central Lima today, and the sun has broken through the cloud, so everything looks a lot better. Go to ...

Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa, Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa, Peru travel blog

Lima, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... standing there on auto pilot pulling all these beers. Thrill Seeking Around the Desert Oasis of Huacachina After the excitement of Lima, even more excitement awaited us at the sand dunes around the desert oasis of Huacachina. As you pass miles after ...

One more time....., Lima, Peru travel blog

One more time.....

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... Lima at 11 pm at night, we needed a place to stay. John had found us a hostel in one of the nicest parts of Lima, Mireflores. Aside from the spanish speaking man at the welcome desk, however, one would have no way of knowing that we were actually in Peru ...

Peru is Good, Lima, Peru travel blog

Peru is Good

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... hour flight back to Santiago. Having changed our flight, we made our way straight to the connecting flight up to Lima in Peru. The flight arrived around midnight and after the two hours getting through the huge immigration and customs queues we finally ...

Loving Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Loving Lima

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... of the markets but gave up after walking around for 2 hours... instead, we went to one of Julio s favourite restaurants in Lima, the Puntarenas Restaurant (Nacho Garcia) which is an absolute must if coming to Lima. The address is Jiron Santa Teresa No ...

Darkest Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Darkest Peru

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... turned into a really surreal experience. We met a local lawyer, Jose Antonio, who spoke English and was eager to show that Peru and Lima were indeed civilised places. He took us on a tour of the main University in Lima before kindly taking us to his ...

loose ends..., Lima, Peru travel blog

loose ends...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... running the hostel is great...she tells me to just lie down and rest...everything is perfect....I can smell the ocean...Lima makes total sense....the only unknown still haunting the corners of my consciousness in these early morning hours....why the new ...

Start of the next adventure, Lima, Peru travel blog

Start of the next adventure

A travel blog entry by vicki

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AFter the trip to the Amazon, it was back to Lima to meet the group for the Peru trip and the last stage of my travels (very scary!!) The first thing that I found very strange after my Africa trip was that almost the entire group were British, or had ...

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