La Casa Barranco

Address: Av Grau 982 , Lima, Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Lima

A Life Less Ordinary - an option for the poor

A travel blog entry by mmmike on Jan 02, 2015

1 comment, 2 photos

... tankers that visit the area selling water at inflated prices. Regular employment is rare among the community and most are in casual work or depend upon selling small items they have made themselves. Christmas in this situation means slightly increased opportunity to sell. The fortunate can make a living providing services such as hairdressing, laundry or domestic service in the far away richer parts of the city. One dimension of the work these two sisters do is ...

Why hello Lima

A travel blog entry by zoe13 on Dec 24, 2014

... the time.
As we jumped on the bus and made our way up the bus away from the doors, we heard 'seņorita, seņorita' and looked around to see this older gentleman frantically waving his hand and mum offering her his seat. Although mum tried to decline the offer, there was no way he was going to let that happen! What happened next was somewhat awkward as we think the old man proceeded to tell the man in his 20s sitting next to the old man, now mum, off because he had not gotten ...

Taking a liking to Lima!

A travel blog entry by ambulantali on Oct 21, 2014

53 photos

... sharing a taxi there. I have to say, I saw a large security presence when we were there and did not feel threatened at all. We took a 'Servicio Turistica' bus around the old town and up to San Cristobel Cross. This brought us through some of the poorer areas of the city, which reminded me of the Favelas in Rio. Surprisingly there was nothing about San Cristobel in any guidebooks or tourist sites that I looked at, yet it's totally worth it for only S./5. How ...

Understanding the Human Brain, Part 2

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Oct 04, 2014

5 photos

... mediocrity. Sadly many of those doing the most interesting work in any field are increasingly having to do so outside the mainstream.

The left hemisphere tells us that the quest for meaning is meaningless, because it is not equipped to deal in meaning ...

Connected again!

A travel blog entry by shroudofturin on Aug 02, 2014

20 photos

... seems nice so far. Has a bit of a problem with his throat. The group mainly seems to consist of teachers from England! They are all on school holidays at this time of year. Haha Collette and I were a bit disappointed to notice no eligible bachelors! Only two out of the 16 are men, both with their partners.

I guess I could go into the group:
Collette, Farah from Malaysia, Emily from Sydney, Monique from Melbourne, Susan from Germany, Conche from Spain but living ...

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