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... pulled up by the lodge. A three-course meal awaited, something for us to happily get used to during our stay! Due to lack of sleep the previous night, we both crashed out relatively early, and woke up fresh and ready for our 8am excursion - exploring the rainforest, the lodges canopy walkways, and the wetlands.
Paul had warned us several times that every day in the rainforest is different and there would be no guarantees that we would ...
... had looked European – Spanish.
Next, we arrived in the Plaza Mayor, the central square, at the time of the Changing of the Guard. There was a wonderful band that played a number of well-known Spanish ...
... the farthest one, there was a room with prized paintings.
gem in the city of Lima is the Museu del convento de San Francisco,
Church and Convent of San Francisco), which is probably the most
significant religious complex in Lima, and the most impressive
monument of Colonial architecture in all of Latin America. It one of
the "musts" in Lima, with a highly recommended tour through
the monastery. It gave us an impressive ...
... buildings of that era remain in surprisingly good condition. The cathedral and government buildings loom over the main square. It is busy. Tourists and locals abound.
We arrive just in time to take in the change of the guard at the presidential palace. Dozens of equestrian guards in traditional uniforms put on quite a show. It seems a bit overdone. Buckingham Palace can take some lessons from the Peruvians ...
... 8211; tear gas had been fired! We walked towards the cathedral and then I got a little pricking sensation in my nose, followed by an irritation in my throat and then a hint of tears forming. The police reaction seemed a little over the top but the reason for this apparent overreaction was that it is illegal, throughout the whole of Peru, to demonstrate in the main square and permission has to be sought to hold a protest ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFlying Dog Hostel B&B Lima
This hostel was well located in the miraflres area.
The staff was very helpful.
The showers and bedroom were clean and the common room was cosy.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.