Travel Blogs from Lima
... Salute Peter!" During dinner, I ate something I never thought I would eat.... Pig! And no, not just bacon... the legit meat from pig. At first I didn't want to, but I knew it would be disrespectful if I didn't so I ate it anyways (maybe that's why I felt sick this morning...). The meal also consisted of yellow mashed potatoes, cooked rice, pineapples and cooked apples so I had more to eat then the pig. After dinner, everyone talked for a looonnng time. ...
... with 25000 dead bodies - the creepy factor was high. Plus my claustrophobia kicked in again. Also wandered around an amazing park that has a water and light show every night. It was kind of ironic, considering that Lima is one of the second driest capital cities in the world. A small excitement was having access to a really good supermarket. I went a bit overboard with the food shopping ...
... with tour groups many will be amazed you did this hike on your own)
Other sites, East of Arequipa- Lake Titicaca in Puno - visit the village of Llachon for an authentic experience, take a cambi out of town about a couple of hours?
- Stay at Sr Valentine's Hostel in the off season, great rates! friendly folks- hike around town, check out mountains of Bolivia in the distance, view the illegal ...
... to the Franciscan monastery, still used by about 25 monks, where we had a tour down into the catacombs where they display thousands of bones/skulls - horrid x 100! In the centre of the Miraflores district there is Parque Kennedy which has a large population of stray cats which get fed quite well so are in pretty good condition. Everywhere you look you can see them. We also had a couple of beers with a guy from Cuzco ...
... three quarters of an hour to exit to the South. This explosive growth in cities has been true all through my trip -- the expansion coming in the periphery with more and more people migrating in. Urban development policy is as key to the ten countries I have visited in Latin America as rural development policy was in the countries where I worked in Africa.
The drive down from Huaraz was another beautiful experience. One tracks the ridge of ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility