Hotel Posada Del Emancipador
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Good morning, Peru! A delicious breakfast in the midst of our cozy stay in Lima was a nice welcome mat to the day. We jumped on the bus and took a nice drive through Lima. The modern touches were surprising and I wished I could stay longer. It gives me something to look forward to as I'll be back to finish off my Peruvian adventures. We then …
Since my trip to SA at Christmas this year, I've been unclear about the difference between an alpaca and a llama. People seem to use the terms interchangeably when they see an animal resembling one of the two on the side of the road. Well, thanks to the lovely tour guide we had this morning at the Huaca Pucllana in Miraflores I now know. Alpacas- …
... our way out of Lima, we stopped at the Peru brand sign, likened to the Hollywood sign however smaller and more accessible. Interesting story behind it and good photo op. We also stopped at the Cristo Del Pacifico, likened to the big statue of Jesus in Rio de Janeiro (Christ the Redeemer). Again, this one ended up being much smaller (apparently the man who built it ran out of money and had to cut off the legs! Yikes!), but another good ...
... exported as such; he made us laugh when he said the economy of Paracas was “built on ****”. :-)
We saw some small rocky ‘beaches’ at the foot of the large rocks, and on these there basked a large number of seals and sea-lions. You can tell the difference between the two easily – sea-lions have visible ears, whereas seals do not. They made a tremendous din with their barks, growls, yelps and ...
... teaching them to swim. Adorable. Later in the morning we visited a winery/pisco distillery. I need to remember to get a bottle of pisco to take back to Toronto for my final 3 days. I know KC and I can mix up some awesome pisco sours to go with the rest of the drinks! We then headed to the desert oasis of Huacachina. We took a dune ...
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