Travel Blogs from Lima
... neighbouring district, Barranco. This is apparently the place to go drinking but we saw it in the morning. We had coffee at a great little shop near the main square and church and headed back via the Bridge of Sighs, which some dude was photographing with a camera attached to a helicopter. Not a bad idea that.
We had booked onto a cookery course called Sky Kitchen that evening which we had read about before coming away and one of Lauren’s friends had ...
I'm on my final countdown for my stay in Lima. In about 8 hours or so I'll be in Trujillo preparing for my two month rotation at Hospital Belen. The past week and a half in Lima has gone by way too fast, but I appreciate every minute of it.
My last full day was spent wandering around enjoying the city one last time. One cool thing I'll mention of Lima is that every Sunday they close down Arequipa Avenue, a ...
... interesting part.. We arrived an hour late into Lima, getting into Customs around 11ish. Silly me for thinking there certainly wouldn't be many people there that late!! The place was packed and to say that the lines were moving at a snails pace would be a gross over exaggeration !!! Then I had to make my way to baggage claim and that was even worse. I had to wait a while for my bag and started getting really nervous as I watched the same ...
... got the board, an as new 6'6 pin tail with board bag and packed all my gear for my overnight bus. I didnt accomplish much in lima ( except for a particularly hilarious story on the night out) but I did have a chilled time and scored a board. Win! At 11.15 I jumped in my bus towards huaraz, capital of the cordillera Blanca, the second highest mountain range in the world after the ...
... was really a treat. Although I missed the Jamiroquai concert that night in the Estadio Nacional, it was worth the wonderful learning experience and an extra 150 nuevos soles, which will be put toward my trip to Macchu Pichu in three days!
Yes, Macchu Pichu, finally. The trip I've been anticipating for years. Rafael and I are going for five nights (Feb 26 - Mar 3), and we're traveling by bus. It will be a 22 hour bus ride. Expect another blog update and photos in a week or ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility