Travel Blogs from Lima
... the menu - we received a delicious salad, avocado and cucumber maki, and a tofu stir fry. Extremely tasty and surprisingly filling. We also polished off a bottle of red - getting us in the mood for our bar crawl.
We met the reps at the Parque 7 de Junio to find out that we were the only ones on the bar crawl!! We had the option to still do it, or to come back tomorrow, or to do today and tomorrow! We had nothing better to do so decided ...
Now waiting for our flight to Cusco, so it seemed like a good time for some general reflections on Lima:
- it's a big city (10,million residents) and obviously we only saw a little bit of it
- our experience of the traffic was horrendous, both evenings we walked to the restaurants we had chosen because it was peak hour and we could get there faster on foot. We chose well-lit, busy roads and felt quite safe
- Miraflores where we stayed, is a relatively recently developed ...
... pretty. About half way through lunch, we found ourselves chatting with a guy named Simon. He was in town for business from LA, and also on his first visit of Peru. We ended up sharing pisco sours and a plate of seared tuna in a sauce of "tiger milk" and passion fruit. The fish melted in your mouth. It was the second best tuna I've ever had....until dinner.
Stopher and I wobbled along the cliffs and enjoyed the ocean views for a bit, then had to nurse our sunburns for a ...
... Recharger- a must, buy from REI,k you can return it when you get back if you are short on $ 1. http://www.rei.com/product/761906/steri pen-classic-water-purifier-with-prefilt er- this is what we had- with spare rechargable batteries+ recharger , heavy, lots of batteries, but works great! 2. http://www.rei.com/product/799003/steri pen-adventurer-opti-water-purifier- lighter, may need to buy the expensive ...
nearly everything that Peruvian craftsmanship has to offer. There
were the typical souvenirs, awesome artisan craft work, beautiful
jewelry, clothes made of Peru`s famous Alpaca, t-shirts, pottery,
paintings, wooden carvings, and leather work from all over Peru.
Our shopping for the day, done, we
headed back to the Marriott Hotel where we waited for our free
shuttle bus back to the port. Many
thanks to the friendly and very ...