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Travel Blogs from Lima
... protests in Bolivia, eating at the local markets. It's all been fantastic and - apart from Montevideo! - we'd do it all again. But at the same time we're really looking forward to heading to Asia and for the complete change that will be and we're also really looking forward to having an easy week in LA. And we're really looking forward to not needing to speak Spanish anymore!
... following day we moved on to work with Michaela. Michaela is a physical archaeologist and works with human bones. Fortunately she also speaks excellent English too, and was great in explaining to us that she wanted us to clean a bag of human bones, but also try and identify which part of the body they were from, using a full skeleton that she had laid out ready for us. Having cleaned bones already, it wasn't too bad, although you do get so absorbed in cleaning them that sometimes you ...
... to the States overnight.
We had our last breakfast with the group at the Libertador's main restaurant and the buffet had the same offerings as yesterday morning. I chose just fruit, yogurt and a croissant this morning since I knew we'd be having a heavy farewell lunch once back in Lima.
We boarded our bus that would take us from the hotel to the airport and we had a chance to see all of the group's luggage ready to be boarded to a separate vehicle - ...
came, so he has had half his kitty money back from Odyssey and is using it to
pay to go down the river to the heart of the Amazon for a couple of weeks. We
all went out for a farewell Chinese, then an early night after our fairly
drunken one last night. It will be really odd to lose one of us, although we
all wind each other up at different points, it’s a shame all 23 of us won’t
finish it together.
Now we are at sea for four days heading towards Easter Island. I think I am following in the footsteps of my friend Paul Campbell and his wife Dawn. They went from California to Australia in the 70's. As I recall our boats were quite similar. Theirs was around 38 feet long weighing probably between 7 to 10 tonnes ...