Travel Blogs from Lima, Peru

Sort by Newest Best first

Amazonia, Lima, Peru travel blog

Amazonia

A travel blog entry by tudorbenga

2
65

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

47

... 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

1

... 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

26

... 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

5

... 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

9
3

... 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

8

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

7

... . 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

3

... ... 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

2

... 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

1
5

... 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 ...

Leaving lima for Miami..., Lima, Peru travel blog

Leaving lima for Miami...

A travel blog entry by ivealis

. ...

PERU! estoy aqui!, Lima, Peru travel blog

PERU! estoy aqui!

A travel blog entry by teeefani

19

... on the next adventure.  it has finally hit me once leaving ushuaia. l said goodbye to diana en buenos aires, then to cheyenne here in lima. now waiting for my 4 am flight to piura where i will then hop on a 3 hr bus to take me to mancora to meet up ...

Lima blog & goodbye to Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima blog & goodbye to Peru

A travel blog entry by comfortsontour

2
16

... 's sprawling megacapital is actually a mosaic of many smaller cities. Comprising 43 districts with nearly 9 million inhabitants, Lima is a city of contrasts, with ultramodern seaside neighborhoods butting up against gritty shantytowns that cling to barren ...

Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima

A travel blog entry by rskopek

5

Lima, ...

Lima, the final stage, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima, the final stage

A travel blog entry by pennyimo

... Salkantay treck in the supermarket. small world. Other than that, not much of interest to note. Haven´t been into central Lima as apparently there are strikes and protests happening which doesn´t sound fun. early rise tomorrow for our mammoth journey ...

Lima in deepest, darkest Peru, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima in deepest, darkest Peru

A travel blog entry by chalmersfamily

20

... we were only spending a day there. I should have remembered from my love of Paddington Bear who was from Lima in deepest darkest Peru that this may be the case! Nonetheless it was quite fascinating in its stark contrast to both Argentina and Brazil, ...

Sprachrundreise durch Peru, Lima, Arequipa, Puno, Cuzco, Peru travel blog

Sprachrundreise durch Peru

A travel blog entry by helautotheworld

61

... noch einmal geschlafen und geduscht, bevor uns das Taxi wieder an den Flughafen bringt. Im nachhinein koennen wir sagen, dass Peru zwar manchmal richtig anstrengend sein kann, aber wir die Zeit dort genossen haben und gerne wieder zurueck kommen. Das ...

Splurging in Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Splurging in Lima

A travel blog entry by arnykim

... , and my first Pisco Sour, which kept me tipsy all afternoon), and taking us to the more historical Central Lima district. We took a tour of the Monasterio de San Francisco, which had pretty impressive Moorish carvings, an ...

Lima - Again !!!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Lima - Again !!!

A travel blog entry by countyman

... up my bags and flagged a ricksaw down for the trip to the bus station (50p). A sleepless 7 hours later, back in Cusco, one hour later Lima and out of the high altitude. In another 3 hours I'll be on the way to Santiago, Chile. Hasta luego from a knackered ...

Trekking on, Huarez, Peru travel blog

Trekking on

A travel blog entry by roamerjamie

2

... hiking. It is home to the Cordilla Blanca and Cordillera Negra mountain ranges that boast the most beautiful mountains in all of Peru. They are correct about that one. We were a bit unsure about trekking here, as we are trekked out. Before Huarez ...

Brisas de Titicaca and late nights in Lima!!, Lima, Peru travel blog

Brisas de Titicaca and late nights in Lima!!

A travel blog entry by ivealis

10

So after taking a 5 hour bus back to Lima from Ica, I arrived at the hostel to try to take a nap to recover not sleeping much also the night before in Ica. Francis , the owner of the hostel, suggested I see a show called Brisas de Titicaca, a show with ...

Risking our lives on Collectivo´s to downtown Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Risking our lives on Collectivo´s to downtown Lima

A travel blog entry by louisehonck

1
9

... smiles and put their helmets on our heads.....wonder how Bush will feel about the tight security....hahahah   Downtown Lima was a bit of a contrasting experience to Miraflores were we are staying.  Although very clean and neat poverty struck ...

Cusco to Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Cusco to Lima

A travel blog entry by tennille

20

... the morning wandering around the city centre and then the afternoon in Miraflores. Although my first impressions were not so positive, Lima seems to be quite a nice city. Its strange to be here after spending so long in small towns and especially after ...

headed home soon... last city:  Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

headed home soon... last city: Lima

A travel blog entry by puncturethief

Beautiful coastal town.  Walked a lot through the busy streets to the coast.  Big mall on coast.  Watched movies (Children of Men?).  Ate delicious seafood while overlooking the cliffs and ocean.  Spent our last night in town at ...

Miraflores and Lima, Lima, Peru travel blog

Miraflores and Lima

A travel blog entry by richymariner

12

Arrived in Lima and decided to catch up with friends who were staying at Loki in Miraflores. Its a bit more expensive than central Lima and a bit further out but its quite a nice place, close to the coast and has a good zoo and loads of bars and ...

Sort by Newest Best first