Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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The road less travelled..., Lima, Peru travel blog

The road less travelled...

A travel blog entry by teamswiss


... anticipated. We had allowed ourselves, what we thought was a generous two week window to cover the 1500 odd ks across Northern Peru to Lima for the flight back to Europe - We even included some contingency days into the bargain, (oh the Swiss-ness..!!) ...

Balcones y portadas de Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Balcones y portadas de Lima

A travel blog entry by jp1008


... paseamos por las calles de los alrededores al sur de la Plaza de Armas, pasando por la calle donde está la Bolsa de Lima y los balcones republicanos de la calle Ucayali. La Plaza de Armas estaba llena de gente que esperaba el concierto de 4 a 10pm en el ...

Capital time, Lima, Peru travel blog

Capital time

A travel blog entry by charaluta

... and even some explanations in English. Man, the pottery they produced round here is mind blowing, really detailed and imaginative. Lima is not the most attractive of capitals - over 8 million people, most living in dire poverty in the surrounding ...

Lima and Miraflores, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima and Miraflores

A travel blog entry by moons_shell


... the rest of Lima. So at 3pm we jumped on one of those really touristy bright double decker busses and headed into central Lima.  Amazing architecture in a lot of the houses and we stopped by some ancient ruins on the way to the square.  Plenty ...

*Whew*  We made it!, Lima, Peru travel blog

*Whew* We made it!

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul


Viva la Peru!  We made it to Lima at about 11:30PM.  Took a cab from the airport to the hostel: Backpacker's Family Hostel (Mira Flores neighborhood)  ... and prayed that the hostel was still open.  We knocked and was ...

Going Back To The Start, Lima, Peru travel blog

Going Back To The Start

A travel blog entry by amyleigh

... where you are talking about, giving you detail instructions on how to get there.  How frustrating. Barranco is a lovely area of Lima, and much prefered that Miraflores.  My hostel is close to the beach, near tons of restaurants and bars, all ...

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

City stop in Lima/Miraflores

A travel blog entry by neilsarge


... guinea pig (or cuy as it´s called here due to the noise they make, possibly whilst being cooked). My final destination in Peru is Cusco and lake Titicaca and there are plenty of worthwhile stops along the way so i headed off after just 3 ...

Lima, Lima, Lima!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima, Lima, Lima!

A travel blog entry by jam10


... !) as we finished our tour and got back on the bus to Miraflores. Miraflores itself is quite nice, it's very different from downtown Lima.  We had a good little wander around, ventured to the book shop to try find the New Zealand book.  We were ...

Arrival in South America., Lima, Peru travel blog

Arrival in South America.

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

After a couple of very long flights, I finally arrived in Lima, Peru at about 8 in the evening. Since I had an early flight scheduled for the next morning (at 6 a.m., thereby requiring a 4 a.m. check-in, and since I was more than a little afraid of Lima ...

Not all monuments and sunshine, Lima, Peru travel blog

Not all monuments and sunshine

A travel blog entry by christine_wilde


... lucky not to encounter the rougher side of life that often colours impressions of South America. Immediately after our arrival in Peru's capital we witnessed a mugging. Driving away from the bus terminal in a taxi, we saw three young men attack another ...

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