Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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What A Mug!, Lima, Peru travel blog

What A Mug!

A travel blog entry by irax

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... , instead all the different companies operate from their own base all around roughly the same area. My Guide Book said that Lima was generally a dangerous place but the bus station area was even worse and recomended getting taxis between each station. So ...

Mammal sightings, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

Mammal sightings

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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Mammals are one of those things that everyone wants to see when they come to the forest, but they arenŽt as easy to see or as frequently seen as the advertising would lead you to believe. But saying that we got to see more than just monkeys like some of ...

Back to the City....., Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to the City.....

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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... charm and soul than Quito... especially in the Barranco area where our hostal was situated! The Miraflores area towards Central Lima was a bustling shopping centre complete with KFC etc...further on is the City complete with many museums which we visited ...

Where are the Andies?, Lima, Peru travel blog

Where are the Andies?

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Sum-A-Ree PERU SUMMARY Highlights: - Lowlights: - Places Visited: ? Days Visited: ??-Days Budget: GBP ?.?? per day per person (1GBP=?????) Total Distance travelled: ????kms Cost of transport: GBP ??.??(Rail, Road, Water) 1Km = ...

I'll Get You There, Lima, Peru travel blog

I'll Get You There

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... south. At 6:30 PM, Pacific Time, I finally made it across the equator. I took a deep breath and closed my eyes. We got to Lima at 9 PM. One stop, passengers off and on, refuel, clean the toilets. By now I've met Sofia, in the seat to my right. She ...

Paddingtons Pad, Lima, Peru travel blog

Paddingtons Pad

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Overnight bus arrived around 7am and a short taxi ride took me to a hostel in miraflores. After putting my stinky washing in and a couple of hous extra sleep I got a cab into town. The city doesnt really have a lot to offer a couple of squares and a ...

No more stairs!, Cusco/Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

No more stairs!

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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... we were finally on our way to Machu Picchu. As the bus up the mountain was as overpriced as everything else here in tourist-trap Peru we decided to hike our way up. Well, it took us an exhausting two hours of walking up very steep stairs. The views were ...

River and Rainforest, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

River and Rainforest

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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After the forest, the river was one of the most prominent features of life at Bahuaja, with it providing the water we needed for the kitchen etc, a place to wash and cool down, and it was the way we got anywhere else and how we got our supplies and ...

Lake Titicaca, Lake Titicaca, Peru travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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The day after we came back from the Colca Canyon we jumped on the bus to Puno, a city next to the biggest navigable lake in the world (3,810 m above sea level), Lake Titicaca. We got there alright, although it was over a bumpy road, and there wasn't any ...

The High Life, Lima, Peru travel blog

The High Life

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... robberies. We managed to find a radio taxi where the driver had an official badge and then headed straight into Lima rush-hour for our hostel, the number 1 hostel in Peru 2011. The place was a bit like Fort Knox to get into (but so was everywhere else) ...

Condors and hotsprings in the Colca Canyon, Chuvai, Peru travel blog

Condors and hotsprings in the Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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... hours and the road we had to travel on was '60% good and 40% bad' (asphalted roads are still somewhat of a luxury in Peru). The van was in a slighty battered state, but then again most vehicles can be described like that. The first part of the trip ...

Nazca, Ica and Miraflores: Pacific Coast of Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Nazca, Ica and Miraflores: Pacific Coast of Peru

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... , unloaded to mule train again and loaded on to ships again heading for Spain on the Caribbean side), and since Peru's independence from Spain, Lima has served as the capital of the country.  Today, nearly 1/3 of the population of Peru lives in ...

City of the Paddington Bear, Lima, Peru travel blog

City of the Paddington Bear

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I have arrived in the capital of Peru, Lima. Lima is a huge metrapolis with 9 million people. My first impressions of the city are extremely positive. I hope to have a really good time here... will hit the nightlife tonight and hope to meet up with ...

People of Bahuaja, Bahuaja Lodge, Amazon, Peru travel blog

People of Bahuaja

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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So take an Irishman, an Australian, a Scot or two, a bunch of Poms and a couple of Peruvians for good measure, and throw them together into a jungle, then stand back and watch the entertainment. For more action add a Saturday night and alcohol, and ...

Saying good by to Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Saying good by to Peru

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... and being an weekend it would be very hard to change that. Well Im flexible and why not depart tommorow since I had seen Peru pretty much anyway. Fuel,AirportFees Flt. Plan in that order, the first obstacle I had to overcome was the security Lady at the ...

Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 303 - 305 - Cuzco Cuzco, the Incan capital, is undoubtedly a pretty city with cobbled streets and dozens of examples of the stone work architecture that is the Incan trademark. I can't get out my mind though, how reminiscent it is of York or ...

Day One of the Inca Trail, Inca Trail (Day One), Peru travel blog

Day One of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 306 - Day One of the Inca Trail Small by Inca Trail standards, our group for the next four days consists of seven people, three English couples and an Australian student. Before we began we were introduced to not just each other but the SAS (the ...

Day Two of the Inca Trail, Inca Trail (Day Two), Peru travel blog

Day Two of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 307 - Day Two of the Inca Trail Today the 'fun' really began! I hadn't envisaged the Inca Trail to be a piece of cake and any ideas derived from yesterday concerning that theory being inaccurate were soon put in their place. We trekked separately ...

Night One - Lima, Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Night One - Lima, Peru

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... , that I have been communicating with over email that lives here in Lima came to pick me up and show me the city. Lima has many faces! MiraFlores and the Barranca areas are beautiful. They drove me all over the city, stopping at important sites. I ...

I'm still here, Lima, Peru travel blog

I'm still here

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... I got one of the other ones who overcharged me by about 90 Sols (the ride should have cost 8 Sols). From first impressions, Lima is a fairly grotty city, sometimes dangerous and doesn't have too much to offer the traveller (at least compared with the ...

full circle..., Lima by way of Piura, Peru travel blog

full circle...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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April 6 Well I've finally landed in Huanchaco, Peru, a surfer town near Trujillo.  The minute I see the water, the waves, and all the people just hanging around the beach, I know that this is a perfect last stop before heading back to Lima and then ...

Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Peru

A travel blog entry by tinytraveller

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... in a cosmopolitan cafe drinking cappuccinos! LIMA to IQUITOS: Up at 5am!!! To catch a 7am flight from Lima to Iquitos. This took us back up to North Peru and into Amazon land. IQUITOS to THE AMAZON: After our flight we jumped onto a tiny little ...

Back to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to Lima

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... 3 locals who didn't speak any English at 8:30am that morning) so I managed to sleep comfortably most of the way. We arrived back in Lima the next morning and made our way to the meeting hotel for the first day of our 2 week tour which would take us to ...

Nazca Lines, Nazca, Peru travel blog

Nazca Lines

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... cuisine, was unpleasant. I know I'm mopaning about food a lot but if a way to a man's heart is through his stomach then Peru is doing little to entice me. Fortunately no-one lied to us about our overnight bus to Nazca and we got the tickets we had ...

Lovely Lima?, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lovely Lima?

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper ...

Day Three of the Inca Trail, Inca Trail (Day Three), Peru travel blog

Day Three of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 308 - Day Three of the Inca Trail After yesterday's Herculean efforts (OK, a touch of hyperbole there) we thought it was downhill from now on. While literally this was true (barring an initial ascent), metaphorically speaking this was not the ...

World Challenge Southern Peru 2016, Lima, Peru travel blog

World Challenge Southern Peru 2016

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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1st Jul 2016 Arrival in Lima. The capital of Peru is the fifth largest city in Latin America.  2nd Jul 2016 ...

Fly By, Lima, Peru travel blog

Fly By

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Arrived in late from Rapa Nui and heading out early in the morning, so a quick nap in a hostel near the airport and we were away again to meet Julie in Cali, Columbia! - JJ ...

Peruvian Food...., Lima, Peru travel blog

Peruvian Food....

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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As everyone knows, I love to eat, and Peru has a lot to offer! Last night Joanna and Clara took me to a gourmet Peruvian dinner that was amazing. There is alot of variety in their food. We ordered 3 different dishes, all topped flavorful mashed potatos ...

Nazca - Ica - Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Nazca - Ica - Lima

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 317 - 318 - Nazca - Ica - Lima With our time in Peru rapidly evaporating, the pace required upping and so we left Nazca for Ica. Our chosen method of transportation was a shared taxi. WeŽd envisaged sharing with other travellers but as it turned ...

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