Hotel Jose Antonio
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I was up early due to the street noise. It is a beautiful and sunny day. We left for the airport at 9:30. The Cuzco airport is very nice with lovely shops. We landed in Lima after a short flight and went to the same hotel for one night. The 5 of us ate in the hotel, which was very good though my lasagna was too rich for me to eat. The hamburgers …
Our Peruvian Program Director, Carmen met our group of 10 flying in from Los Angeles at midnight and took us to the Hotel Jose San Antonio in the Mira Flores district, which is an upscale suburb of Lima. We had rooms waiting for us and got to bed about 2:00 AM. The room is very nice.
After we got up we met for a group meeting with Carmen …
... so we headed down to a big shopping centre which the guy in the hostel recommended. He also told us that there was a big carnival going on today which only happens once a year so we should go and check it out.
Milaflores is quite beautiful and a very affluent area. We walked through the carnival procession, which was great. There were loads of floats with dancers and singers, people doing tricks in the street and loads ...
... 3 weeks in Peru took us to a lovely cafe/bar to taste a chicha morada.
Then after lunch we all tried a Pisco Sour (Peruvian cocktail) then we went to the gold museum. Lots of masks, cups and gold and silver ormaments-it was an amazingly rich culture once.
By the end of the day I was rather tired, we went down the street to the square at Miraflores for some dinner and then I was glad to call it a ...
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