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Re Peru, Lima
May 31st, 2015
A final post on Lima, and then one last post on the entire trip to sum up.
Lima is of course a great city. With 9 million people and being the capital of Peru and with 500 years of building since the Spanish arrived and civilizations building in the area during the last 1000s of years there is lots to see and do.
I've done and seen much since I arrived a few days ago.
I’ve set up shop in ...
... and then into a quaint district called Barranco which has managed to keep some of its original 19th century houses. We'll leave the historical centre of the city with its churches and museums until our return at the end of our trip, when we are more in the cultural groove. Looking forward to sampling our first Peruvian cuisine tonight including their famous "ceviche" which is raw ...
... all was well in the world again.
First stop, Puno. Really not looking forward to this one, as it was here 10 years ago that we were mugged / assulted right off the main square in daylight. But I was pleasantly suprised to see how much Puno seems to have changed in 10 years. I guess it's to be expected, but far from the run down grimy town I remember, Puno was actaully a really lovely town, with quiant boutiques ...
... on how the package was planned) you can head to The Sacred Valley, the Pisac market, a fortress before heading back to the city of Cusco for another night to acclimatize. It should be noted that you can also spend the night in a Urubamba Hotel within the Sacred Valley, it is a very entertaining alternative than spending your second night in Cusco city. This is just another option on what you can expect and do over ...
... 15.8599996566772px;">Travel was pretty easy today. We had good experiences with the airline LAN. They are pretty orderly, even if they do some things differently from us. We were able to check bags for free and we got snack packs and drinks on a roughly 90 minute flight. Luxury! We weren't able to get wifi at either the Cusco or Lima airports which was a little maddening. Once we got to our Lima hotel, I was able to ...