Hotel Vila Santa Miraflores
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Today has turned out to be more interesting than anticipated...
I was picked up before 8 and taken to the boat trip to Ballestas Islands. This whole area is in the middle of the migratory path between Canada/North America and Tierra del Fuego at the far end of Chile. It was overcast and a touch on the cool side. We are …
... even more so given I'm travelling with an ex-priest) This trip has opened a door for me into my fathers life, and all the connections he has maintained throughout all these years. The people I have met are more than inviting and feel a connection to me as I have been a part of their lives through my father for all these years, but I am only just realizing the significance of these connections now.... Julies youngest son is named Jose Felipe, while anita's daughters name is Aysha ...
... of my American friends asked about this too, due to Machu Picchu being there. This will help clear up some obvious confusion.
- Financially speaking, asking someone from Kansas City who's going to Lima if they're going to Machu Picchu is like asking someone from Lima who's going to Kansas City if they're going to Disney World.
... hungry so decided to find somewhere for lunch. We wanted somewhere that wasn't just aimed at tourists. After a short walk we found a restaurant that was filled with Peruvians over two floors. Not a tourist in sight. Perfect. We managed to speak Spanish well enough to order two main courses and a couple of drinks. The first meal was a quarter chicken with fries and salad, and the second turned out to be a Peruvian chicken fried rice. Not so ...
... 1. stay illegally and pay a fine on departure or 2. do a visa run to Bolivia at some point. I think we will probably do the visa run and spend an unexpected couple of days in Bolivia, as there are a couple of things we could do just across the border. We had a driver waiting for us in arrivals in Lima Airport who whisked us through the streets to our accommodation in Miraflores. No hassle from pesky taxi ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking