Hotel Vila Santa Miraflores
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... We even spotted a TGIF, Chili's and a Tony Roma's.
And here's a special pic for the Puhr Family, for the many years of jokes at the expense of our favorite coffee hawker:
Let's talk traffic . . . and Lima has plenty of it. The population of Peru is nearing thirty million, nine million of whom live and ...
... to scramble for a different hotel, but the HI staff took pity on us and found us a room anyway. We got into bed a bit later than we had intended after all of that, but were still pretty sure that this was the best decision.
When we got to the airport in the morning, I checked with the baggage office one more time. The bags should have been re-tagged to Lima by that time, and if they weren't, I wanted to get them ...
... and recovering slowly. 10:00 snorkelling at Champion island. The water is warm, the visibility is great at 10 to 20m. We see 2 white-tip reef sharks, lots of fish, and many sea lions playing and swimming around us. Fantastic! 11:30 back on board. 12:00 lunch, play chess with nina. Lewys watches a film, ioan is sunbathing 15:00 zodiac visit of the bay. Ioan and nina kayak, Anna stays on boat. It's a nice visit with sea lions playing, turtles, red looking marine iguanas. We walk ...
... to live here, they have to work a 24 hour day, every other day!
I was very weak and low on energy when we arrived, so I was not that excited to do a plant tour in the 95 degree heat and 98% humidity. I did what I needed for my project and was ready to hit the road. Hugo said we would be eating lunch at the plant at their "cafeteria". When I entered the barracks where they lived and ate, I felt like it was entering a military mess ...
Once we were back on the mainland we were met by our bus and it was time to head off to Nascar, with a stop in at Huacachina, an oasis in the desert. Rach went through our bags when we left and realised my iPhone was missing. After upturning all of our bags we knew someone had stolen it which left us feeling pretty annoyed. This however wasn’t the time to have the sads on as our afternoon at ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility