La Casa Barranco

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

Last day in Lima

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad on Oct 30, 2014

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... excavation and conservation have really barely begun, even though they have been working on it for many years. It's a sandy, desert area and you can see human bones, shards of pottery and pieces of mummy shroud just lying by the side of the paths you walk. As Fernando said, you can push at the sand with your toe and uncover something easily. I've never experienced anything like that before. They estimate that tens of thousands of people were buried in a fairly ...

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

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... procedure is better carried out by the left hemisphere, but the meaning is better appreciated by the right.

Again it is more the left than the right hemisphere that furnishes our quick and dirty reactions to the world - rough and ready approximations ...

A few nights in Lima

A travel blog entry by sue.tonytravels on Aug 16, 2014

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... Museum which is a museum which houses some gold artefacts in an old underground bank vault. We made our way to the Baroque Church of San Francisco which allows you access to the catacombs, the first public cemetery in Lima. 25,000 people were buried there, 6000 of which were in one mass tomb - the poor of the city. Many of the bones were on display inside the tombs, stacked up on top of each other and all the old churches in the city are said to ...

Quick stop in Lima enroute to MP

A travel blog entry by deborah1212 on Jun 07, 2014

1 comment, 2 photos

... the foyer and offered a seat overlooking the courtyard and a completely unmanned kitchen. Apparently this is just the test kitchen - and it has a tree growing up through the ceiling.
Next we are taken into the kitchen a sparkling theatre for just the Viru (tasting menu) dining room to meet Gaston. Amid his 20 chefs, calm and ready to please his 40 customers for this evening.

A cocktail to greet us, and the night ...

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