Hospedaje Ecolgico La Florida

Carretera Central km. 39, Tarma, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tarma

Chapter Four - To the Rio Perené

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... we partake in a tribal dance and then are urged to help the clan by purchasing native handicrafts. Some may look at all this and find it degrading; others see it in a totally different light and view it as preserving traditions and culture. You decide!

Lastly we visit a coffee warehouse where the process is explained to us and we are encouraged (again) to purchase the local ...

Chapter Two - In and around Tarma

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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The alarm rings ate 7:00 am and after quick ablutions we amble down to the stable. The manager is waiting for us with a cow.

"The others were milked at 5:30 so you are a bit late for them, but we have kept this cow out so you can milk it" says he.

I had always heard of milk maids, but Miryam refuses point black to demean herself by grabbing the udders of a cow, so it is up to me to take the poor ...

Chapter One - Over the Andes

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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At the suggestion of our friend Edith, we book rooms at Hacienda La Florida near Tarma and Hotel el Refugio in San Ramon.

We contract a driver to take us via the Central Highway into and over the Andes He charges us US$ 100 for the six-hour drive in a Chinese car which operates on liquefied natural gas.

We depart Lima at 7:00 am and soon join the Central Highway. The exit from Lima is cloudy and dismal, but ...

The second largest lake in Peru

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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... occasionally we were given close up views.

The going was good, the road was paved and fairly quiet, so we were able to keep up a good pace. We covered almost 50km by lunchtime and were pleased to have made up for our slow start. We saw a nice looking restaurant and quickly ordered some food. Kory went for our favourite Peruvian dish Lomo Saltado, which is strips of beef stir-fried with onions, tomatoes and chili, served over chips and with rice and salad ...

Beggars and Banditos

A travel blog entry by ginjaninja

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We arrived in Tarma each on a different high, me because we were staying in an extremely nice hotel with an excellent shower and actual duvets, mum because this was the last place we were staying in Peru and dad because the hotel was very cheap for what it was worth.

We went for a walk around Tarma and went into a little market where we spent nearly a whole hour deciding what we were going to get on the first stall, then ...

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