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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 overcharged. The honest looking driver we did accept drove around for a while in search of our …
... museum..pretty weird but it seems the Inka's and Peruvians believe in being very open about their relationships. We also ventured to the beach to see all the surfers who cover the coastline. There's an eery mist which covers most of the city in the morning and sometimes all day and at the beach it's seriously foggy so it doesn't really seem like the best place to surf but surfers from all over come here ...
... Tintoreras, Puerto Villamil, Weather: 22c-25c, cloudy, sunny 5:30 wake-up 6:00 breakfast 6:45 zodiac to Las Tintoreras, lots of marine iguanas but no white-tip reef sharks resting. Then we take the zodiac to the port and a truck-bus to the volcano. We walk up the trail for 45 minutes and reach the crater. Unfortunately it's very cloudy and cannot see the 10km wide crater filled with lava. 12:00 lunch, quiet time. Anna is very ill, high fever, painful headache, stomach cramps. ...
Slight sleep in at amazon - got up at 6:15 :). From there had breakfast and checked out Then... Caught boat taxi for 1.5 hours Bus 30 mins to office Repacked bags Bus 20 mins Waited at airport 2 hours Caught flight to cusco 45mins People got off plane and new people on 30 mins Flew to lima 1.5 hours Waited in lima 6 hours (finally go Internet again - thanks Starbucks!) Plane to Santiago 3hrs Time difference + 2 hours Arrived at hotel 5am. Long ...
... was entertaining but we were so relaxed and tired from the hot springs that we were ready for bed by 8.30pm! Plus we knew we had to be ready to head off at 6.30am, not fun! I'm finally up to today! We jumped into our van bright and early and headed for Colca Canyon hoping to see the Andean Condors. It was a pretty bumpy and windy road, no bitumen today! Was cool being surrounded by mountains though and it was a great view the whole time. We got to the canyon around ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking