Delfines Hotel & Casino
Travel Blogs from Lima
Thursday 12th Sept '13 Checked out of our quaint little hotel and attempted to check into our pre-tour accommodation (booked months in advance) only to be told that they were fully booked and we had no bed....not happy campers. After a few phone calls it turned out our intrepid agent in Australia had a bit of explaining to do!! Thankfully the local Intrepid guide was ever ...
... normal at a first glance! Katie, a primary teacher, was very excited at having just landed in Peru and has a very good camera with her and already offered to send us photos after the tour...brilliant! German Thomas is into everything and anything - very keen - so I've decided to keep the fact I speak German quiet for now! Then there's Oliver and Marie who aren't a couple but were not too sure how they know each ...
... half to quickly find some grub to munch, so headed out the terminal doors. After walking round the industrial block we could see bright neon signs shining with the familiar KFC and Pizza Hut logos. With nothing else in sight, it was the only option. So we raced down the huge busy street and popped into the Pizza Hut, checking how long they would take. We just about had time. So, ordered a large thin crust to share, half meat half veggie ...
... be replaced with the word hostel, for the next 7 weeks), we stopped at the local super market and picked up some sandwiches, Peruvian beer, and fun traditional candy for lunch tomorrow. We topped off the night on our rooftop, overlooking the city. Our first hostel experience has been a success!
36 hours in, 1 full day in Miraflores down, and a whole lot more to experience tomorrow :)
Watch this little guy go...
The fantastic day was topped off with a trip to a light and water show in one of the public parks in Lima. It was genuinely impressive with one of the fountains having images projected onto the water mist, which would work in combination with the timing of the fountain to 'perform' in sync with the music.
The next day we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center