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... stead for everywhere we visit in South America barring Brazil.
Our questions of safety were answered pretty quickly when we arrived during the night and saw the streets filled with everyday people and families. On each block there was either police or council security patrolling. Also the staff of the hostel we were staying in said we would be safe walking around including late at night. There also was no visible signs of any ...
Busy busy day of sightseeing. After my breakfast of rolls, juice and coffee I asked for how to get downtown, to go sightseeing.
The bus was only S/1.50 and took about 30 mins to get to near Plaza de Armas, and after a short walk I was there. Downtown is a lot more scary that Miraflores, there are more people and narrow, dusty streets.
Plaza de Armas, reminds me of other plazas I've stood in. The buildings are a lovely mustard colour. ...
... bar. Pisco Sours were ordered to his specification. They were good, indeed delicious, but different from those in Chile. I am not getting involved in this argument any further.
The restaurant the Mitchells chose is called Canta Rana and is a famous for its seafood. Ironically, it is run by an Argentinean football fan! I might have mentioned Peru is a foodies’ paradise… Anyway, we quickly established by talking to these ...
It has a generous share of Baroque,
Renaissance, and Rococo-inspired buildings in bright yellow and white
color. They have the most elaborate facades, balconies, ornate
gates, and courtyards, all in the area around the square. It is even
more spectacular with the bright yellow and orange marigolds
planted all around the plaza, in between the palm trees. Although
the city has endured several earthquakes, some of the early ...
... are I'm sure, was uneventful. Though as is almost always the case, takeoff was delayed for some reason and we were sitting on the tarmac for a while. Now normally this wouldn't be a problem, right? Well, unfortunately this was a connecting flight, and obviously we needed to be on time to make the next one. Eventually the plane departs and a few hours later we land about half way to our destination, where a bunch of us are then forced to run through the terminal to ...