El Doral Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
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... clifftops. I hope one day I have the opportunity to return the favour. By now, certain areas of the city were starting to feel quite familiar, but to help me discover even more I decided to take a Sunday morning bicycle tour. Throughout the tour I noticed my guide recite facts and figures with ease, implement the highway code fastidiously (and without embarrassment - brring brring), but avoid making eye contact at all costs. It may be that she wasn't ...
... 4100m) Next stop for charging was 150 kilometres short of Nasca, at Puquio and the time was about 5:15pm.
Bravely set off again at 5:30 and soon found that the suns sets really fast this far north, particularly when its cloudy. We managed the last pass (4390m) in the dusk. The road also turned to C*****, potholes, tight curves in the dark, little light for Don (one headlight only to conserve power) and corner cutting buses. Finally booked into a nice hostal in Nasca at ...
... that covered several city blocks. One of the old buildings had been converted to a museum and had buried torture chambers that were re-exposed to display law enforcement techniques of the time. The Gran Hotel Bolivar, facing the Plaza San Martin, is an upper class masterpiece and housed the original owner's model T Ford. It also had a grandiose bar where we sipped a pisco sour and imagined we were aristocrats. It was a great place to plan the following ...
... have spent much longer there. I had a flight to catch however and so on to Peru it was. The flight was almost empty (which is always nice) and getting to Lima was very easy. Until we pulled into rush hour traffic. I thought Bogota was bad! Lima is very much a capital city. Big, busy and bustling. For such a large city however there doesn't seem to be a huge amount to do. I explored the historical centre, cathedral, and museums but I ...
... back up to return me. He was quite an aggressive driver and several times took weird shortcuts (as viewed on my iPhone map). Luckily I was not kidnapped and instead delivered promptly to the airport.
Other than the usual ridiculous pre-US departure screening at the gate, the airport was simply "nice and new". The woman sitting next to me on my flight home turned out to be an older, female version of myself that made the "other" choice in life, ...