The Urban House

General Mendiburu 155, Lima, , Peru | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Lima

Latin America: Top Travel Tips- List Style

A travel blog entry by travellerlp on Jul 09, 2014

... br> - Money belts are a good idea but they should be accessed privately
- Secure your possessions with locks and cables on long haul public transport
- Don't visit rural, indigenous areas without being part of a large group. Even with a tour guide, it can be dangerous.
- Transportation is the most hazardous part of travel in Latin America. Buses, taxis, metros, walking can all be dangerous and in certain places should be altogether avoided ...

Lima

A travel blog entry by rohanfariss on May 03, 2014

... piano on a piano that simply said 'play me'. He had drawn quite a crowd! Within the park is a large population of cats. Not the scabby mangy looking type but clean well looked after cats. The type you find at home. Not homeless in the park. But the strolled and slept in the park as if it were their own. Some people fed them but none begged for food the way Clive would. On one side of the park there was a double decker bus tour which I jumped on for a tour. Miraflores is ...

Lima, Pisco and Huacachina - Peru

A travel blog entry by scottandcorrina on Apr 24, 2014

7 photos

... Here we learnt about the process for making Pisco and then we had tastings. They were all strong shots - I much prefer a pisco sour than drinking it straight! We were then off to an oasis in the Nazca Desert where we had a nice lunch before the adventure sports began. We went up on the sand dunes for sand boarding and riding in a sand buggy! The sand buggy was like a roller coaster, except you aren't ...

February 2014

A travel blog entry by passera on Feb 28, 2014

43 photos

... and other usual birds. 9:00 back on boat, sail to next destination. 11:30 snorkelling at Kicker Rock. Visibility is less than 5m, the water is cool and warms up. Nina and Lewys swim with me, Ioan swims a little. Through the passage we see sea lion, turtle, 5 spotted eagle rays, white-tip reef sharks, galapagos sharks, and 5 hammerheads! There are lots of little jellyfish and we get stung. Ioan gets stung, gets back into the boat and misses all the sharks. Anna jumps in and ...

Day 14: Jungle Recap, and Paragliding off Cliffs

A travel blog entry by msj322 on Feb 01, 2014

2 comments, 56 photos

... on an old brick road but 5 times worse and for a time which felt like forever. My favorite part of the trip was the multiple water holes, and washed over rivers we drove through. The water was easily up to the side of the passenger doors at certain points.

So many things were seen on this stretch that blew my mind, but let me highlight one:

A semi truck was pulled over in the mud with a family and kids unloading crates ...

Location

This hostel, located on General Mendiburu 155, Lima, is near San Francisco Monastery, Playa El Silencio, Museum of Italian Art (Museo de Arte Italiano), and Black Bull Forest Reserve.
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