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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 got up at 3:00 am to catch my plane from Quito to Lima at 6:00 am. Arriving there on a Sunday gave me the usual "South American city impression" – nothing is happening on Sundays and almost everything is closed. However in the expat district Miraflores, there was at least more than enough choice for food and I found the best Ceviche I ever had at Punto Azul. Finally I ...
... nice, nor does it taste nice. As our tour for the day wasn't scheduled to pick us up until 2pm we had plenty of time to do something beforehand. So, we thought we would check out the hotel pool. However, on returning from breakfast we both lay down due to excess food consumption and promptly fell asleep for a couple more hours. On waking up we no longer felt like going to the pool, so decided on a walk through Miraflores to see what it was like during the day. ...
Easy check in at Delta in Terminal 5 at LAX
Then 06:30 flight to Atlanta. It was only a 3 hour flight, but with the time change we got in at 13:45
Transferring at ATL is easy once you work out which terminal you need to be in.
Great lunch of vegetable chili, followed by a cheese burger from McD
Then the 17:02 flight to ...
It's my last day in Peru so after a slow morning getting packed up (again) and getting a manicure I headed out to Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Incs ruin (circa 200-700 AD) located in Miraflores. Walked back through the cat park and enjoyed a late lunch watching ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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