Crowne Plaza Lima
Travel Blogs from Lima
Wow, this past month flew by. It was a crazy adventure and I had a crazy fun time. Here's my list of things I thought was weird/ different in Peru: 1. Peruvian time. Everyone runs so late! 2. Can't throw toilet paper in the toilet. It goes in the trash can. 3. Bad/ no water pressure in showers. 4. Always have to boil the water. 5. Carbs on carbs on carbs #givemeverduras! 6. People are much more ...
... in the comfy bed before venturing out to the tour of Victor Delfin's art studio that I'd invited myself along to. Then out to
dinner - I was starving – I'd thrown up everything that had previously been eaten that day!
After wandering up and down the main streets of Barranco looking for a restaurant that appealed to me, I ended up at the first one I'd seen. Rustica was in a charming building with a courtyard garden at ...
It's now day 7 here in Lima! So far I have attempted to speak spanish (slowly getting better) as well as trying to make myself understand the culture. Honestly, this is more difficult then I thought. There are such small differences that kind of makes me appreciate America and the rights that are given to us. For example, in Daniel's family, the parents are sort of in charge. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing but it's just different. There are other ...
... to Cusco (this is what we did)
9. *SUNDAY PISAC MARKET- 9am-5pm. from EcoPackers hike up to the Bus Station for this huge market, watch women weave, eat random food, snap photos of all the color!, bus back to town -
10.* Puerto Maldonada- ancient petroglyphs carved in stone, like walking on the moon. long day trip. worth it. but an adventure if you want to keep it cheap
11. Choquequiro- Machu ...
Lima, the entire region, is full of history and culture that drive this area today. Hidden in this metropolis of over five million people are traditions that are seeded deeply across the region. The best way to get the details about a place you visit is to find a local. Someone who is from here, understands the language, and knows the insides and outs of the city. We did just that. Our mutual friend Isreal spent some time with us on Sunday to show ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet