Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Happy Halloween, Lima, Peru travel blog

Happy Halloween

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... seems to be fun no matter what country I'm in... last year I was in Nicaragua at this time. Now I am in Peru's big captial city, Lima. Since arriving in Lima, I've found a cool hostel in the Barranco neighborhood called The Point. And my timimg couldn't ...

Lima- city covered in fog..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima- city covered in fog...

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... back to our room to watch a film. We woke up and felt more refreshed today but when we looked out of our balcony, the weather in Lima was pretty grey and miserable. I don't think it gets sunny that much here. It's also a lot cooler than places we've been ...

All the pretty birdies, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

All the pretty birdies

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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During the phase we got to see some amazing birds as well as the plain brown jobs, although when you see them up close none of them are actually plain brown, just through binos they´re brown blobs. Some of the guys were keeping tally´s of how many ...

Journey Home - draft, Lima, Peru travel blog

Journey Home - draft

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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My First Visitor, Lima, Peru travel blog

My First Visitor

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... won't regret. So what to do first in Lima? Obviously we shared a beer together. And then many more followed. Yep, I introduced Tim to Lima nightlife. But how do you explain to someone that comes from a place where the bars shut down at 2 AM that we don't ...

Xmas day, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Xmas day

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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Xmas Day dawned with a flight over the Nazca lines- luckily our pilot didnt seem to be the worst for wear after xmas Eve celebrations and the flight was breathtaking- hard to imagine how all these figures were made without the benefit of flight... alien ...

Deepest darkest Peru - Home of Paddington Bear, Lima, Peru travel blog

Deepest darkest Peru - Home of Paddington Bear

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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We arrive at Lima Airport, Peru. The airport is in the north of the city and we have a 40 minute taxi ride south to the area called Miraflores where we are staying. Our first impression is how Americanised is the City. This is a place that McDonalds, ...

Lima, the best capital yet, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima, the best capital yet

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... City (and the weirdest airport of all time that doesn't even have a tourist shop or a coffee bar) took us into Lima, Peru.  Initially we were just going to skedaddle down the coast, but Travis discovered while reading the guidebook that October 18th is ...

Is South America meant to be freezing cold???, Lima, Peru travel blog

Is South America meant to be freezing cold???

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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Hello from South America, After our very nice flights from Panama and Columbia we arrived in Lima around 5pm. Millions of inhabitants crowd into Peru's frenetic capital, giving it an edge few other South America cities have. Its shanty towns look like the ...

What a bloody flight!, Lima, Peru travel blog

What a bloody flight!

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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... what the stewardesses and other folks sitting near us thought had gone on. After that, the flight was pretty uneventful and when we got to Lima, Ali was waiting for us with a taxi that took us to a rather cute Hostal in Miraflores. We had 2 days in ...

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

Out of the jungle

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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It´s now been a month in Peru and most of that time in the jungle and so we´ve hit civilisation again for a day or two. And it has definitely been a chance to let our hair down and do some of the things we can´t in the jungle - like get clean and ...

The festival of Mr. Miracles, Lima, Peru travel blog

The festival of Mr. Miracles

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... other plaza in honor of José de San Martin.  This guy was the liberator of Chile and Bolivia, and he first declared Peru independent.  Then Simon Bolivar came and they had a private conference and San Martin went back to Europe and was never heard ...

Lima, Peru 30th Dec - 5th Jan, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima, Peru 30th Dec - 5th Jan

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... & beach!  Highlights We spent lots of time walking around and exploring the different suburbs of Lima. Miraflores - Like the Santa Monica of Peru. A cliff up high, right by the beach, high rise apartment blocks, surfers below in the water, ...

Back To Lima - Local Cuisine., Lima, Peru travel blog

Back To Lima - Local Cuisine.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... , Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. We went back to the bed and breakfast we had stayed at previously called "Tradiciones" in a suburb of Lima called Miraflores. Our host Angelo made us very welcome again and on the second day took us in his car to a very ...

Leaving Lima´s Ladrones, Lima, Peru travel blog

Leaving Lima´s Ladrones

A travel blog entry by irax

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... . Farah and I caught the same plane to Lima, she was also heading to North Perú and Ecuador. After my near mugging in Lima last time, I really wasn't interested in hanging around, at least I had Farah to look after me this time! We immediately bought ...

Piscoed on Pisco, Lima, Peru travel blog

Piscoed on Pisco

A travel blog entry by easties

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... , leg room, seat belts, hostess, lunch, and even Bingo, which was won by Señor Eastwood! A prize of a return ticket to Lima. Great excitement! Ica itself was a bit more disappointing, the museum´s two best exhibits had been "robberoed" a couple of ...

Go climb a tree, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

Go climb a tree

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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Imagine spending dawn hanging from a rope 35m up a tree, looking over the canopy of the forest and that will give you an indication as to how the day of the three peaks challenge starts. The three peaks challenge was an challenge that almost happened ...

Random bits around camp, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

Random bits around camp

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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Living in the jungle brought it's own set of interesting aspects, contrasts to normal life and unique features that made it into all that we experienced. From candlelit dinners becoming the norm rather than being used for romantic effect (with the ...

taking it all in...., Lima, Peru travel blog

taking it all in....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... open letting in fresh ocean air...even though it's about 10 PM people are bustling in and out of this hostel in Miraflores, Lima, Peru.  What a dramatic change from the single digit temperatures of the last few days in Syracuse...it's not that I ...

Lima....Yikes!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima....Yikes!

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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... afraid to talk at all! She was really nice and on a super expensive trip (we did feel a bit smug). Headed to the airport for Lima. Now, Lima isnt the best place in anycase, but on the bus at 1230 am to a hostel that may or may not be there -- it ...

Lima - Bones and Taxi's, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Bones and Taxi's

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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We arrived in Lima,Peru after getting glimpses of the snowcapped Andes on the flight from Panama. Our friends from Panama City, Martin and Heike decided to share our transport to our hostel. On the way the taxi ran out of petrol and Avan and Martin had to ...

Lounging in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lounging in Lima

A travel blog entry by camille

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... and only 160 tourists are allowed on the 4 day trail each day, so I`m going to try and maybe go to Choquequirao instead. * Lima has the slipperiest footpaths - con cuidado when it is wet. * I don`t deal well with taxi drivers trying to con me early in ...

Cancer and AIDS, Lima, Peru travel blog

Cancer and AIDS

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... resignation in from Japan where he holds dual citizenship. I guess he couldn't count on Gerald Ford for a pardon.) Comparing Peru and Bolivia highlights the importance of strong leadership. The two countries were equal basket cases in the late ...

Mira (sol and flores), Lima, Peru travel blog

Mira (sol and flores)

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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... then to Florida.  We both lived in Pennsylvania and Florida at the same times but met overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Lima.  The next afternoon Mirasol met me and we went to Kennedy Park in Miraflores and took a tour of the ...

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