Angels Guest House Peru
Travel Blogs from Lima
... and Peru are, I will never be capable of accurately putting into words how amazing I think it is that some portions of either country have a tropical climate 365 days a year, yet there are snow capped mountains and the amazon jungle. Apart from it's natural beauty the culture itself has so much to offer. It's a travel destination I think is often overlooked and I really hope that I have painted a pretty enough picture of the countries I saw to influence other ...
... away. I had prepared myself for this as much as possible but it still hurts. Time to listen to some music. We’re on the move again and make our way north to our next destination Cusco, some 2500km away. It’s too far to take the bus and the only “cheap” flight means flying first to Arica with stop-over in Iquique. We arrive in Arica at 2am and the airport is chaotic. Once most of the crowd has left and we figure out the process, we find a taxi. There are ...
... dense and dusty.
During the taxi ride to the old city centre, we notice that every property is surrounded by walls. High concrete walls everywhere. It makes for a rather hostile environment. Traffic is light. It is Sunday.
The taxi drops us off at Plaza Mayor, the main square in the old city centre. We are amazed with the character and beauty of the old buildings. This is were Lima started in the 16th ...
... Haiti which was recommended by the extremely helpful bell boys on the front door. The bar over looked one of the squares in Miraflores.
In the afternoon, we went for a walk to the local shopping centre that has been built on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We had a coffee and met an Englishman who lives in Lima. He recommended a restaurant called Gloria.
We decided to walk to ...
... together as the new group with all the new passengers. Think it'll take a bit of time to adjust. Also met Amy and Charlotte, the last two of our new travellers. They're from England. Seem very quiet and not your typical travellers. We're quite an odd group of people actually. It'll be interesting to see how it works. I had Ceviche for dinner, it's a local delicacy. Consists of raw white fish in lemon juice with chillies, red onion, maize and sweet potato. It was ...
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