Crowne Plaza Lima
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We have left behind the relatively modern and prosperous countries of Chile and Argentina for the poverty of Peru (we were told that unemployment is over 50%). However, we were about to discover that it is a wonderful country full of ancient history and the influences of the many civilizations that existed here. The people are also a mix of the …
... I would just be without my pillow.
At least there was only one seat on the 3:45 am bus to the Las Islas Ballestas so we didn't have to consider that difficult choice and could sleep in a little more. We ended up barely catching the 7:30 am bus to Nazca and the company kindly rushed us on last minute--grabbed tickets, chucked our checked bags, and jumped on. We left in the gray drizzle from what seemed like a pretty typical city. And that was Lima.
... mastering it before I return), however the time had come to move on and Leanne was becoming increasingly disappointed with the variations of her name being written on the side of her cup...having started with Leanna, she had been demoted to Lean and today nothing more than Lea! We jumped into a taxi (hoping it was a taxi as you can never really tell but we decided not to go with the man who stuck his head out of the ...
We had a very lazy and chilled out morning in Paracas, making breakfast at our hostel and going for a wander. There really isn't a lot to wander round in Paracas. But then we made our way to the bus station to await our transport to Lima. Arriving in Lima at 7:30 in the evening we had no idea where to go. We hadn't booked a hostel and had simply been told that the Miraflores area is the place to be in the city, as that is the nicest ...
... at our hostel, The Backpacker's Family House, before quickly snatching up a map and heading to downtown Miraflores. We walked around Kennedy Park and "7 de Junio" park and stopped by "El Tortito de Pucara", a historic Peruvian bull emblem & ceramic statue. We visited the Handicrafts market, which was home to numerous vendors showcasing Peruvian-made woven alpaca blankets, scarves, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet