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... it. The shopping centre could of been anywhere in the world with lots of chain restaurants, shops and a bowling alley. We didn't hang around long and headed off towards the centre of town, stopping on route for sandwiches, churros and tabacco - all from the best shops in miraflores (apparently) We then headed to a local food market which sold loads of different types of fruit, then we rounded a corner to the meat section- not sure if fridges have been ...
... has a world renowned library and catacombs. The well preserved library houses 25,000 antique texts while the catacombs are actually part of Lima's original cemeteries, which were typically built under churches. An estimated 75,000 bodies are buried under San Francisco alone, and many of the remains are exposed as you venture through the depths of the monastery.
You don't have to travel far to see ...
... buildings here and there and some flashy casinos. All amongst tree-lined boulevards. The suburbs are littered with lovely clean blocks of houses and apartments tucked behind high-walls with electric fences and swept clean daily by a uniformed sanitation department. High-rolling Peruvians walk their fluffy little dogs along the pristine streets to the beachfront cliffs where, perched some 100 meters above the waves crashing below, lattes can be sipped at Starbucks, some Italian food ...
... vereinfacht doch einiges. Nicht alles erklaert sich von selbst. Und auch so gibt es immer wieder Ueberraschungen, vor allem beim Essen. :-)
Morgen geht es nun weiter. Fahre mit dem Bus 8 Stunden nach Huaraz, in die Berge. (Cordillera Blanca). Bin mal gespannt wie es sich auf 3000m atmet!
Stimmung: seht gut
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