Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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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. We´d envisaged sharing with other travellers but as it turned ...

Aguas Calientes - Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Aguas Calientes - Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 310 - 311 - Aguas Calientes - Cuzco On reflection, while I still maintain a slight air of disappointment in Machu Picchu, the whole excursion was an immensely enjoyable and rewarding experience. To walk to somewhere for four days requires the ...

Very Good first Impression of Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Very Good first Impression of Peru

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... up and climibing on top with some diversions around some of the heavier Cells. Unfortunately the Andean Mountain Range between Equador and Peru was all obscurred and I could not see much, V1 Airway anlong the coast where I was able to see the Ground ...

Quick layover, Lima, Peru travel blog

Quick layover

A travel blog entry by extendedranger

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... Christmas in the common area. Once again, no fear of the ACLU here (I guess there is no Peruvian Civil Liberties Union, lucky Peru!). Feeling good, I decided to try and eat lunch. I sat down at a likely looking restaurant that had tables facing the ...

Days 84, 85, 86 - Lima (Central), Lima, Peru travel blog

Days 84, 85, 86 - Lima (Central)

A travel blog entry by markrfc86

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... for the novelty to have worn off. Instead we headed for something completely new for us in South America, a Chinese district! Lima's Chinatown is based immediately behind the Mercado, and has grown around the growing numbers of Chinese who have come to ...

Whistle stop express, Lima, Peru travel blog

Whistle stop express

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... bus and we stopped and handed it to a group of men who ran towards the bus. After another two hours we came into Lima, the capital of Peru and one big, smoggy, overcrowded city. I'd love to tell you of all the wonderful sights we saw and the fabulous ...

Brief stop in Lima on our way north, Lima, Peru travel blog

Brief stop in Lima on our way north

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... Cola won in the popularity stakes against Coca Cola in Peru and so Coca Cola bought it, which is a shame but I definitely prefer it to Coke.  The next day we take it easy in Lima before getting on a 18 hour bus to Mancora, Peru’s beach ...

Copacabana - Puno - Cuzco, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Copacabana - Puno - Cuzco

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... , but also immensely rewarding and I know it will rank near the top of the ocuntries we've visited. First impressions of Peru suggest a much lower ranking with our journey into the country rivalling the worst we've experienced. The Bolivian side of the ...

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

Day Four of the Inca Trail

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 309 - Day Four (Last Day) of the Inca Trail The two hours of what from the cross ection appeared to be flat walking, turned out to be a nausea-inducing undulating track made infinitely worse by my hangover and inflexible legs. The initial part was ...

No Hablo Espanol, Lima, Peru travel blog

No Hablo Espanol

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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Wooooo South America! Arrived in the capital of Peru this morning and have pretty much spent all day sorting out my plans for the next month. I am still unsure where I'm going to go. Went to Universal Studios the other day with a group of people from the ...

Paragliding, Lima, Peru travel blog

Paragliding

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... swept us away. We sailed through the clear blue sky and I was in awe at how peaceful it was. Looking down over the Lima coastline and over the huge city sprawl boasting patches of green. I heard some beep beep beeping in my ear and looked back to ...

Hola Mi Amigo, Lima, Peru travel blog

Hola Mi Amigo

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... parade of burnt backpackers around the hostel had I not used my common sense and limited my exposure. One thing I didn't enjoy about Lima was the way that people say things then don't follow through. This seems to be quite common. I discussed it with ...

Hola South America, Lima, Peru travel blog

Hola South America

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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Just wanted to drop a quick note that I got here ok. All those warnings about the Lima airport were unneccessary. It went as smooth as butter. I was pleasantly surprised with LanChile as well beucause I have heard that they are a weak link. The flight ...

Mad Max...Beyond Thunderdome, Lima, Peru travel blog

Mad Max...Beyond Thunderdome

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... more beautiful. The southern constellations were clearly visible; I haven't seen stars like these since Australia in '96. We arrived in Lima just after sunrise. After searching through the Lonely Planet we took a taxi to the "Centro", and checked in to ...

Lima -- Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima -- Ciudad de los Reyes

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... . Most traveller's headed for Cusco and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu barely set foot on this desert oasis. However, historically speaking, Lima is the "Ciudad de los Reyes" -- City of Kings. Founded by Francisco Pizarro, Lima is the Capital of New Spain ...

Welcome To Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Welcome To Peru

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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Eight hours and 100 millilitres of Johnny Black later we arrived safely in Lima. It was 32 hours later than our original scheduled arrival time. In the wee hours of the morning we passed the first taxi challenge, avoiding being horrendously ...

Preparing for Dave..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Preparing for Dave...

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... life changing drugs! We were kind of hoping that the monkey might take a fancy to his ears!!!! We eventually arrived in Lima abit later than we'd envisaged and jumped warily into a cab (all the guide books get you super paranoid about taxi drivers in ...

Dirt piles, Lima, Peru travel blog

Dirt piles

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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So I told you I was going paragliding but the wind was not up so a small group of us hopped in a cab and went to the ruins instead. As we walked up on it, I thought it was just a giant dirt pile until I noticed the tiny bricklike make up. Kinda like a ...

Daaaaave arrives.......wooohooooo!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Daaaaave arrives.......wooohooooo!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... , chat, breakfast, chat, chat, another taxi, talk, talk, laugh and we got on with the serious task of speed sightseeing in central Lima as we needed to head back to the infamous sports bar at midday to catch the replay of the Lions test! Everyone we'd met ...

Lima: The Last Stop!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima: The Last Stop!

A travel blog entry by gypsyslice

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... York -- 8 million people! It has over 1/3 the country´s entire population. And I´ve only seen one little neighborhood of Lima.   Anyway, my detour was to a very interesting site just a few blocks from my hostal. It is called Huaca ...

Surfing in Punta Hermosa - Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Surfing in Punta Hermosa - Lima

A travel blog entry by melmax

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Stage 4- Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Stage 4- Peru

A travel blog entry by cazza_macca

An 8 hour flight took me from LA to Lima arriving in Peru at midnight. I had been pre warned by a fellow traveller on my Trek America trip that Peru was dangerous at night for lone female travellers and this was echoed by the local Peruvian who was sat ...

One night in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

One night in Lima

A travel blog entry by matthewnicole08

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... a sleep on a grassy knoll outside of the GTA airport and a last Canadian meal at Swiss Chalet we were off to Lima.  We arrived shortly after midnight local time.  I thought that I was going to be a pretty big deal having a ...

Travels in Peru, LIMA, Peru travel blog

Travels in Peru

A travel blog entry by nealandjune

... odd oasis towns that are situated on this stretch. We thought our concerns regarding the suicidal driving tendencies were left behind in Lima. However, how wrong we were as the the driver appeared fearless. He overtook lines of traffic whilst traffic was ...

Back to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to Lima

A travel blog entry by gemsmith

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Back to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Back to Lima

A travel blog entry by danacarlson

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En route to Quito, Ecuador, Lima, Peru travel blog

En route to Quito, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by lizflint

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... to get back to Lima though... went on a city tour yesterday, and found the nice bits... AND saw the PM of Peru! Result! Quite a pretty city, Lima. Who knew? Anyhoo, I´m now sitting in the airport waiting for my flight to Quito, Ecuador... I´ll be ...

I'm here and I'm going non-stop!!!, Lima, Peru travel blog

I'm here and I'm going non-stop!!!

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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... to have a coffee while the others finished the tour...Next stop Pachacamac, an archaeological  cite 45 minutes from central Lima. This site had been a ceremonial center for 1000 years before the expansion of the Inca Empire. Most of the buildings ...

The question you´ve all been waiting for..., Lima, Peru travel blog

The question you´ve all been waiting for...

A travel blog entry by bethany

... of 6 hours? In a word "YES". Peru is AMAZING!        My first experience of Peru was in Lima, in our taxi from the airport... a traditional taxi with the obligatory lack of seat belts... (I feared for my life, I ...

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