Hotel Los Olivos

Av. Jose Santos Chocano 910 , Lima, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lima

Journal Entry on Peru

A travel blog entry by latin-america on Nov 03, 2014

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... Picchu. This site is said to have been built by the Inca Yupanqui people and sits atop a granite mountain. The buildings were built through high standards of engineering, considering how each stone fits together without any "seams". Machu Picchu was first discovered by an American historian in 1911. hundreds of skeletons were found on this site. Mach Picchu also had a Temple of the Sun, a Temple of 3 Windows, and many other glorious ...

Kentucky Fried Cuy

A travel blog entry by brae88 on Dec 20, 2013

4 comments, 24 photos

... are descendants of inca tribes and are extremely tough. They basically live on potatoes and corn. They walk around in sandels even though the temperature drops so low that it snows. Apparently, in winter many children and livestock die due to the harsh weather and remoteness off the area. That night was the coldest night of life. I think I was so close to hypothermia that 4 days on I have only just gotten feeling back to some of my toes. Even ...

Over night in Lima

A travel blog entry by pam_steve on Dec 06, 2013

... to go, good-byes never seem to get any easier. Though we were bummed to leave Quito, we can’t wait to get to Peru and for the Neufeld’s to join us on our travels! We finally got to Lima only to arrive at our hostel to find what could possibly be the dirtiest place that we have stayed at so far. The rooms were super stale and the sheets were not exactly what I would consider ‘clean.’ This is definitely a sleep sheet kind of a night.
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Pit stop

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos on Oct 22, 2013

2 comments, 1 photo

... the money gets very crumpled because of how humid it is. Should put them in touch with the old Ozzies and their plastic money!

We saw this in a local paper, it's very funny and almost entirely accurate http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/trave l/iquitos-peru-wet-and-wild.html?_r=0 for the record the flying dog is a cool hostel, but it was really hot.


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Peru at last!

A travel blog entry by pbrettig on Sep 27, 2013

25 photos

... we just went for an early dinner and then hit the sack, due to another early start - yuk! Worth getting up early though as we were off to check out the Nasca lines! I must admit I didn't really know anything about them bit hearing about them here and actually seeing them was fascinating! The Nasca lines are believed to have been created by the Nasca people as messages to the gods to send down some rain, and as the area is so dry they have stood the test of time and haven't been ...

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