Sonesta Hotel El Olivar
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Today was a long day but so much fun!! Bram and I were picked up at 8:30AM and were part of a 30 person tour to the Sacred Valley. The drive all day long was so scenic with mountains all the way. Sometimes we drove up them and sometimes down them. Our first couple of stops were along the side of the road on some mountains that overlooked the …
Our body clocks are out of kilter so a slow start to the day. Miluska our guide met us this morning and took us on a guided tour of the city, visiting the Cathedral and San Francisco Convent. The latter was really interesting as under the convent were the catacombs where people had been buried over the centuries (the convent was built after the …
We did not quite know what to expect but this morning we were going on a culinary experience. We were picked up by Fernando who explained that our first port of call was the market. Quite honestly after experiencing these in Bangkok and Indian I was not holding out for a delightful time but this market was a surprise. It was owned by the …
... shouting the names of all places on the buses route and pushes people in and out. It's like a contest to see which bus arrives the first! The other day I tried to ask for the second time if the bus was going where I wanted to go, and he got angry and said: We have to be efficient!
Apart from all this nice aspects, I have to say there is still a lot of poverty in Lima. Every time I've riden a bus, someone has came in asking ...
... little meat on it so I can't further describe it but it was a pain in the ass and I wouldn't eat it again unless it was boneless. Maybe I can find something in Lima that is more eater friendly. With that being said it wasnt to die for so maybe I'll just try to seek out some more interesting things that I haunt tried yet. Nos vemos pronto ...
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