Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

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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 ...

Day 19 - Boats, planes and taxis, Lima, Peru travel blog

Day 19 - Boats, planes and taxis

A travel blog entry by saseau

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... since our half breakfast, it’s worth every penny. After a couple hour layover, we were up in the air, off to Lima, Peru. Adios Ecuador! Lima is the airport of lines. It was 10:40pm when we landed and the line up through customs was very long. By ...

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 ...

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 ...

le depart..., Lima, Peru travel blog

le depart...

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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ca y est, nous sommes arrives apres nos 24 h de voyage : apres une attente de 4h a lyon (histoire de ne pas etre en retard), premier vol avec coucher de soleil dun cote et orage et eclair de lautre (horreur pour peps et ju, jeremy tout heureux de son ...

Lima - loving magical water fountain land, San Isidro District, Peru travel blog

Lima - loving magical water fountain land

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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... we managed to pass the time pretty easily as the fountains were spectacular. They should rename this park magical water fountain land. Lima probably gets a thumbs even, but Liam as ever gets a thumbs up (and so does magical water fountain ...

Lima, the cloudy city, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima, the cloudy city

A travel blog entry by drcajunstyle

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... palaces for one square. It is also the birthplace of the city Lima as it is the exact location where Francisco Pizarro founded Lima on January 18, 1535. So we sauntered around there for a while, taking some photos before finding a nice wee restaurant that ...

Why Plan?, Lima, Peru travel blog

Why Plan?

A travel blog entry by judasdac

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Like the best of plans, our plan for getting from Puerto Maldonado, deep in the Peruvian jungle closer to Bolivia then Lima, to the beach town of Mancora, way north near the border with Ecuador, was pretty simple.  We were going to fly to Lima and ...

We got the tile!, Lima, Peru travel blog

We got the tile!

A travel blog entry by mission_peru2

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... finally found  vinyl tiles that will work. Halleujiah!!  Much thanks to Cesar, who took us to Palao, the tile center of Lima. And that was pretty much our day, shopping for tile for about 6 hours... Joy! But it was well worth it.. We ...

Downtown Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Downtown Lima

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie

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... just this guys car. We started to worry - the minder guy looked pretty dodgy just to add to our concerns. Driving through the streets of Lima at night was pretty hair raising, lots of weaving in and out - we saw lots of beat up cars that night. We did ...

Amazonia, Lima, Peru travel blog

Amazonia

A travel blog entry by tudorbenga

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Dupa cum va spuneam aseara Amazonia a fost de departe highlight-ul excursiei de pana acum. E asa o lume, incredibil, cel mai fascinant si diferit loc in care am fost eu vreodata. Deja dupa juma de ora de la decolarea din Bogota, odata trecuti Anzii, ...

Afternoon move to a hotel near the ocean, Lima, Peru travel blog

Afternoon move to a hotel near the ocean

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... to be bothered of taking the taxi to come here. That even though the rented apartment was nice, well, it was in a busy section of Lima and not within walking distance to the ocean.  Plus we were here to have fun, for me to take tons of pictures and ...

Sunday afternoon in the park., Lima, Peru, Peru travel blog

Sunday afternoon in the park.

A travel blog entry by vaughnquinn

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... he invited me to tag along with him as he made the rounds at market for crafts and souvenirs. Len Rego has been in Peru for over thirty years has been the driving force and leader in uniting groups in order that the workers would be fairly represented ...

Protests, Metro Buses and Getting Lost in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Protests, Metro Buses and Getting Lost in Lima

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... day, its a quiet place full of beautiful buildings, and unfortunately a giant Starbucks in the main square. My favourite place in Lima was Huaca Puccllana, a small archaeological site illustrating the Lima people, pre-Inca, who built this amazing pyramid. ...

Phew... A capital goes smoothly, Lima, Peru travel blog

Phew... A capital goes smoothly

A travel blog entry by snapz

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... but it appears not, so may have to make it short and sweet... I was a bit worried when I arrived into the airport in Lima. I soon found out that they have an unusual and kind of unnerving customs system in place - before you can leave everybody has to ...

Day 1, Lima, Peru travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by janlee

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... and egg whites and it´s very refreshing and delicious!  Kind of like a margarita.  Leigh and Steve tried the dish that Peru is known for  - ceviche, which is raw fish marinated in lemon juice, onion and hot peppers.  They said it was ...

Day 2, Lima, Peru travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by janlee

... about pictures... they will be coming in a few days. Continuing from the last entry, our third day was spent in the centre of Lima.  We ventured in via taxi, which turned out to be a hair-raising, white-knuckle ride.  It´s pretty much ...

dirty and big, Lima, Peru travel blog

dirty and big

A travel blog entry by riege

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That's what I can say about my first impression of Lima. When we drove through the outskirts of Lima the houses were all grey due to the pollution. Well, I guess with a population of over 9 million there are many cars and buses driving around and of ...

Arrivée à Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Arrivée à Lima

A travel blog entry by germilie

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... . L'homme très sympa nous donne son numéro et son adresse et nous aide à trouver un taxi plus sûr. OUF, bienvenue à Lima !!!! On arrive à l’hôtel, une immense maison coloniale pleine d’œuvres d'art, de statues, de miroirs et même ...

Arrival in Lima - the round about cab ride/rip-off, Lima, Peru travel blog

Arrival in Lima - the round about cab ride/rip-off

A travel blog entry by krisraym

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... ... Its definitely different, but in an cool, "I'm just a casual observer until I die in a car wreck" kind-of-way. (Lima Coastline) Anyway, it turns out that Lima is organized into seven districts (something I didn't know until arriving--guess I ...

Retour a Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Retour a Lima

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

Je me leve vers 9h en pensant retrouver Calixte et Lucie mais ils ne sont pas la. Ils ont du decider de rester un jour de plus. Je ne fais pas grand chose de ma journee. Je rattrape le retard du blog, fais developper les photos (je suis un peu decu) et ...

Lima - Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Peru

A travel blog entry by frawls

Landed in The capital of Peru, Lima and saw the Pacific for the first time on a mental taxi ride from the airport to the city. Didnt like Lima too much, crazy, manic and dirty... And thats jsut the streets! Had a good night out there though. Next stop the ...

Trip Down the Pacific Coast and visit to Chincha A, Lima, Peru travel blog

Trip Down the Pacific Coast and visit to Chincha A

A travel blog entry by vaughnquinn

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... X 8' abodes crawling all the way up the side of the mountain. Some are made of mud bricks others of cement blocks. The population of Peru, I am told is nine million, and that in itself must be one of the reasons why people are forced to live this way. It ...

Just arrived - Lima Central, Lima, Peru travel blog

Just arrived - Lima Central

A travel blog entry by lizflint

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... I was driven virtually past your doorsteps (did big wave to Fudgelovers at Oval), 15 hours later, and I'm sitting in the Sheraton in Lima, having just paid London prices for a bowl of spaghetti and my first Peruvian beer, and listening to the ham-fisted ...

Long haul, Lima, Peru travel blog

Long haul

A travel blog entry by ramblingharveys

The long haul flight to Lima was not as bad as we thought it might be after our failed attempt to gain a free upgrade as newlyweds. However, the same could not be said of the in flight entertainment....thank god for books and ipods! The food was also ...

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