Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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Miraflores Cliff Top Walk, Lima, Peru travel blog

Miraflores Cliff Top Walk

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... tennis courts and swimming pool before dropping into Wongs department store for some water. Passing a Starbucks went in and saw that their Peru mug was only PEN37 soles whereas at the airport on my way through it was PEN42 soles. So another one for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Adventures at Colca Canyon, Chinay, Peru travel blog

Adventures at Colca Canyon

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

We had another day in Cusco after the inca trail, to recover and pootle about...I didn´t do much, just shopped a bit and had a relax, and in the evening we wentto this amazing aussie restraurant which did the nicest food. We had to be up at 5.30 the ...

Lima - ultima stop, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - ultima stop

A travel blog entry by lotenfie

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... we af met Danique -een meisje van Holland die we in Cusco leren kennen hadden-. Samen bezochten we de Chinese wijk van Lima, genoten we van lekkere maaltijden, brachten we een bezoekje aan een van de plaatstelijke cinema's en gingen we met een busje naar ...

Central : la gastronomie en fusion par excellence, Lima, Peru travel blog

Central : la gastronomie en fusion par excellence

A travel blog entry by lulu_dadou

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Je tiens à remercier mes copains de la Fnac à travers cet article spécial où je raconte cette expérience gustative incroyable. Le Central, voilà des mois que nous l'attendions. Mes collègues de la Fnac nous ont offert ...

Thumbs up for Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Thumbs up for Lima

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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... all the other colonial cities we have visited so far. The buildings were much larger, grander and more imposing, I guess because of Lima's importance and wealth as part of the Spanish Empire. The centre and the area around it had been very nicely restored ...

Day 24, Lima, Peru travel blog

Day 24

A travel blog entry by escott10

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... it all if we are bumped off) 3. Paint lines in the road are a waste of tax payers money here. 4. When flying on a trip to Peru make sure you take something to knock yourself out, spurts of sleep just dont add up well. 5. Gin and Tonic come in separate ...

Northbound and Down, Lima, Peru travel blog

Northbound and Down

A travel blog entry by mhutto

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... that I have no more friends coming down here to see me. The first month, I had Jon. The second, the Atlanta crew in Peru and Jess in Chile. I traveled through Bolivia by myself and loved being alone. Maybe I just miss home and my ¨normal¨ ...

Divinos and La Punta, Lima, Peru travel blog

Divinos and La Punta

A travel blog entry by beckywilliams

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... us about 15 minutes. We didnt get home until around 7:15, as we some how managed to get on the wrong bus at peak time in Lima. We drove for an hour in the opposite direction in a mini bus, which was so cramped no one could move at all. I couldn't have ...

Fianlly in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Fianlly in Lima

A travel blog entry by frankandamanda

Yay! I made it. After an uneventful flight from Miami I finally arrived in Lima. Oh my God it´s soooo hot here.I love it. I ´ve just popped inside for a few minutes before I get heat exhaustion. Customs was no problem to get through and it was really ...

A relaxing day in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

A relaxing day in Lima

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... : 27 degrees Weather: nice warm comfortable day ============================== Rise and shine!  It felt soooo great being back in Lima and in familiar surroundings but most importantly, it felt SO GREAT because I no longer felt sick.  Rest did ...

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