Hotel Yuri Gagarin

Address: 139 San Amadeo de Garagay, Lima, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Lima

Day 1: Lima

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad on Oct 20, 2014

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... is construction going on all over the place. It looks like properties are widely being rehabbed or improved. Eventually we worked our way over to an open-air mall called Larcomar.
I had read that there is a very nice, reputable store for buying alpaca products there called Sol Alpaca so we walked around. Our thinking was that we might do better looking for gifts in Lima than tourist-crazy Cusco. I found 2 baby alpaca sweaters that were on clearance-- ...

Gatecrashing an Art Studio Tour

A travel blog entry by my.vagabond.way on Jun 16, 2014

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At breakfast this morning I chatted to a couple of Canadian guys who had arranged a tour of Victor Delfin's art studio tonight at 6pm. Would they mind if I came along, I asked them. They were too polite to say yes they would mind, so I gatecrashed their party. The studio was down a flight of stairs toward the pool, and sat on a terrace overlooking the ocean. After a bit of confusion on where they were to meet, we all finally met up and ...

My Amazon account (Day 106-112)

A travel blog entry by nayanjli on Jun 08, 2014

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... our final one meeting at a park bizarrely named Parque 7 de Junio (my birthday!). We later found it that it received that name after the Battle of Arica between Chile and Peru, fought on 7 June 1880. The park was full of cats, a nice change from the stray dogs we were used to seeing in South America. The tour group boarded a bus taking us to downtown Lima, where we witnessed the Changing of the Guard, and learnt a bit about the history of Lima. ...

Flight to Arequipa the white city

A travel blog entry by jordansgo on Apr 16, 2014

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Lovely day again in Lima a shame we will be travelling a lot of it. Waiting for Frank our guide to collect us. All went smoothly - flight about an hour to Arequipa. City situated in desert surrounded by snow capped volcanoes. Second largest city in Peru due to mining industry especially copper. Apparently weather unnaturally good ...

The night before travel

A travel blog entry by hellohavana on Jan 02, 2014

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... divisions with some western countries, particularly the United States. When I finally found websites that had accommodation for Cuba, more often than not I would discover the links to various hotels were unavailable or that they did not exist. Already this experience has given me some insight to what Cuba might be like however this adds to mysterious appeal. Thankfully with the help ...

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