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We finally arrived to Peru's Capital City of Lima ($8ea, 4hr) just a few days before Christmas. After finding a place to stay (Miraflores) we spent the next couple of days touring the waterfront and the tourist area of Miraflores. Both of which were quite beautiful.
On Christmas eve day we headed into Lima Central (Historical …
... scram to the airport. Our flight was at 5:40 and it was about 3:30. This is when I had a mild spack attack at my bag and decided that the zippers were challenging me to a strength test. Thankfully I won, and no bags were harmed in the process. We made the airport and thankfully (because it's not Brazil) everything went smoothly. I did have an incident on the plane though when all of us were located in separate seats between two mean each side of us. I ...
... Back onto the streets we headed for the San Fransicio church, on route we stumbled upon the cathedral and main square. A lovely big square with benches, surrounded by the cathedral, the main government building which reminded us of Buckingham Palace with the guards standing with guns. Eventually taking the right turns we ended up at San Franciscio Church where we were taken on a guided tour as the woman explained the church is still used for mass, and ...
... met up with a nice couple from Huntington Beach, California (which is where my brother Andrew has his office - incredible coincidence) and tried some local beers and Cath had some of the local spirits, Pisco,which we have mentioned before. Pisco is made from grapes and this bar has 22 different types, Cath's favourite is the lemongrass. Dinner with Rick and Nonnie, our new friends at a local restaurant was fantastic. The tuna that Cath and Rick had ...
... is just 780 feet long weighing in at 61 tonnes. They were a crew of two and I have 647 crew and about 1000 of my closest friends. They were under sail while I only have diesel engines powering at about 65000 HP. I am sure Paul and Dawn will quite appreciate the pressure Lynne and I are under in having to ...