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Travel Blogs from Barranca
... conversations in English which did not involve talking about our favourite fruits - which is what we seemed to spend a lot of time at the Spanish school talking about, much to Matt's irritation. We had four days of individual lessons for four hours a day which felt pretty intense and tiring. We've learnt a lot (we think) but now need to try and consolidate everything. We've told ourselves we'll do this every evening, learning vocabulary and ...
... draw here, since the cliffs are hundreds of feet high in all parts of this suburb, unlike
elsewhere in the city. But this does mean that the views are great, despite the ever-present fog at this time of year. We strolled along the front, looking at the attractive sea views, surfers below and huge, expensive seaside apartments that line the cliffs.
The confusion which greeted us as we tried to plan our trip here was almost overwhelming. You can get a day trip from Lima, but only on a Sunday, and we were leaving Lima on Thursday. A search on uncle Google gave us some insight, but also some words of warning, 2 tourists had been held up at gun point at 11am in Barranca two weeks previous and others had commented that it's not safe for Gringos at night. Then there was the small matter of how to get to the next place ...
... giving the square a great ambience for our time there.
The Lima Cathedral is beautiful and has an interesting fact about it. Because of all the seismic activity in Peru the cathedral was rebuilt the last time ...
... Amor. At the
park, there is a giant sculpture of two people making love on top of
a platform. It is kind of an “x-rated sculpture”, depending on
who is looking, but it has become symbolic of Miraflores and people
flock to the park, especially lovers (for inspiration and
guidance???). They spend time laying on the grass, holding hands
while whispering “sweet nothings” in each others ears.
in front ...