Youth Hostel - Hostelling Internatinal Lima - Peru
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... attraction here thus far! It's nothing more than a park with water fountains and lights but it's a great place for tourists to check out.
On our second day in San Isidro, llegaron dos chicas de Argentina (two girls from Argentina arrived) at the house. Julietta and Stefi had just come from Buenos Aires to work as musicians and see some more of Peru (they had been 1 or 2 times before). We enjoyed a day at home with them and decided ...
... cords of air tunnels and then finally being reborn into the air of Mumbai. Landing in Lima was exactly like that; I felt as I though I was learning to breathe in a new way, as those I was exhaling the last of my winter sickness, a little shivering whimper lost to the skies of the Southern Hemisphere. I passed through the border very easily and also customs. The airport entrance was packed with a fervent, over-excited scrum of taxi drivers and ...
... city is growing too rapidly, as people come from the uplands to seek better opportunities. Population is now 10 million, and I see lots of babies. Vehicular traffic looks like any western city, except the buses are a motley group. There are 300 some private companies, all driving any old thing, from large tour-type buses to jitneys, some of them ancient. Lima faces two pressing problems: one is transit - there is no subway or train system, altho we ...
... instant bounts of itchiness. So conquering hotel room carpets, coloured bedding blankets that probibly never get washed (my toes are curling as we speak every time I touch the blanket....and is probably why I have a cold because I'd rather freeze) or that I didn't run out the shower when I realised it had the last guests soap still in it...I think shows personal growth and perspective. Because looking around at some of the airport suburbs...at least I ...
... through a touristy food/ restaurant street and found the Coco Museum store in the next street. We did the tour from a really nice Peruvian, Gonzalo. He was lovely and interesting. He went through the chocolate making process they use and ended with loads of free samples. After the tour it was off to find the beach. It's been so long since we have seen the beach and I miss it. The beach front was lovely and it reminded us of Santa Monica in LA but nicer. ...