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Travel Blogs from Lima
... of the one-hit-wonder Lisa Loeb song, later followed by a Frank Sinatra tune. The Peruvians must've thought we were a bit mental and I wouldn't have blamed them.
Once the bar staff had had enough of their drunken clientele's warblings, they put a stop to the karaoke by playing salsa music. We watched as a couple at the table nearby immediately switched to dance mode, dancing some very sexy salsa. They ...
... stll a lovely way to spend and hour or so.
Most people ive met had spent a day or two max in lima and were none to complimentary. I was lucky enough to ctch it on a relatively sunny day and a stroll along the promenade was delghtful. I saw the sea and hazy tho it was, had a jolly nice day ad even indulges in a glass of wine by the park in miraflores.
... drive back Mama Teresa was having a real fun time teaching me bad words in Spanish and how to use them appropriately in conversation. After creating some new phrases that she did not expect, I had her and the aunts and grandpa antonio cracking up, and Mama T almost peed herself- success!
The final excited for the evening was when we dropped everyone off back at Mama Teresa's house. Gonzalo opened the front door (which opens to ...
... a ride with a friendly mine worker which cut our walking time in half. We continued walking along train tracks that wound along a forested valley floor. On the tracks, we passed plenty tourists with their eager tour guides, walking the same route, except paying a fortune for it. By late afternoon we reached the base of the mountain That the Machu Pichu ruins are located on. We pitched our tent in a small campsite and ate rolls with avocado and bananas which ...
... see, with Machu Picchu, what you've got is essentially a ton of rocks. That's all that's left. I tried to imagine what the fields and tight corridors would be like with little Incan kids running around, women carrying woven baskets with colorful potatoes, and the men who magically placed all those rocks. As I had seen in Sacsayhuaman earlier in the week, the precision of the stonework was mind-boggling. At times it appeared they had made the structures so elaborate just to show off or ...
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