Roosevelt Hotel & Suites
Travel Blogs from Lima
... 8211; there are lots of malls, US chain restaurants and hotels, and – inexplicably – casinos. It feels at times like, if not quite Las Vegas, then maybe a low-rent Reno or similar (if that’s actually possible?) It’s very disappointing – by far the least-South-American South American city we’ve visited on our journey. Indeed, we’re thankful that we’re only staying a handful of nights, and that we’ll be away all ...
... Santa Rosa is so revered here that she is asked to grant wishes or prayers. You write down your prayer and drop it into a box next to an ivory casting of her body at her death, and it is legend that her spirit will grant your wish. Yep. I was suckered in. It is just so romantic to think that all of the people before you have believed so deeply that maybe their prayers were granted. And no, they did not even ask for ...
... El Salvador and the CEDED organization. Villa is a very undeveloped and poor district of Lima and CEDED is an NGO which offers workshops and resources for the children in the community.
-Visited the Recycling Center in a district of Lima. We thought that we were going to sort the trash but it turns out we were just there to take a tour. Our recycling sorting day is in two weeks!
... about cooking and was working in one of the nicest restaurants in Lima and on the side bartended at the hostel. After talking I found out that she didn’t have to work Sunday, so we made plans the following morning to walk to the beach which Paola highly recommended visiting.
Sunday morning I met Paola around 11:00 from which we started our twenty minute walk to the beach. Along the way we talked about many things ranging from family, our travels, ...
And so here I am! I have arrived safe and sound to Lima, Peru, my 17th country in nineteen years and the beginning of a new and exciting experience. Most exciting is that this is the first time that I am traveling outside the North America ALONE and I have made it without any glitches!
Let me just start with the beginning, this morning at 6:45am when an external force decided to test my patience and tolerance to stress.
Of all the times I have boarded the plane, for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet