Villa Carmen Lodge
Travel Blogs from Peru
Met up with our group today, we have a mixed group of folks from Ireland, Australia, and Canada. Our tour of Lima included museums, cathedrals, and markets while learning about the history of Peru and specifically Lima. Today was a nice day for Lima, sunny with clouds and ...
... the driving is quick and unpredictable. There seems to be policia and security everywhere. We got here too early to check it but paid $30 to get a room until ours was ready. Our room is decent, it has hot water! We meet up with our tour guide tomorrow at 2 for a city tour and then a meeting. We leave Sunday for the amazon. I'm getting some rest in hopes this cold will go away. The picture I added was Chris enjoying his first Inca Kola, it tastes a bit like a Mountain ...
... stuff in the small cases so that when we get to our hotel in Quito at 1.30 a.m to leave again at 5.30 - we may be able to snatch a couple of hours sleep- maybe a few Pisco Sours!! Carlos picked us up at 1.00 p.m and off we went to the airport- no dramas and the traffic was back to La Paz's best--- being in the traffic is an adventure in itself!! Carlos left us in the line to check in and thankfully we had a very nice young fellow check us ...
... you are going to be corrupt, be corrupt -- don't just pussy foot around it and be just a little corrupt. Personally, I would have asked for at least S/. 20! But that's just life here, many things still leave me scratching my head in puzzlement...
I finally get to the main plaza at around 6 am and meet up with the midwife. What, the ultrasound technician isn't coming because it snowed 15 cm in Arequipa last night and the ...
... horrible. Houses were either empty, half built or falling down it looked like a war zone. Some enterprising people had constructed tiny restaurants out of some sticks and tarpaulins with little stools inside. Unlike Paracus there had been some town planning as a 4 lane highway was laid out through the town. Unfortunately no one had gotten around to actually building the road so it was just dust, rubbish and the all to familiar pot holes.
Other places to stay in Peru
Lima Residencial, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $200
- Great Hotel
- Love the JW Marriott
- Home away from home in a complicated city
Cercado de Lima, Lima | 5 star hotelfrom $152
- This hotel is in a scary area
- So noisy
- Good Location
San Isidro, Lima | 5 star hotelfrom $195
Plazoleta Santo Domingo 259, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $219
- The best hotel in town
- Excellent Hotel
- Excellent location & accommodations. Would stay there again.
Lima Central, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $49
- Liked the old fasion style
- Faded glory
- Still A Grand Hotel + Machu Picchu The Highlight
Lima Residencial, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Un excellent h˘tel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
- Me encantˇ el Melia
San Isidro, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $186
San Juan De Lurigancho, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Lima Residencial, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $159
- Great Hotel
- Servizio fantastico
- Great Service
Lima Residencial, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Isla Esteves s/n, Lago Titicaca, Puno | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Miraflores, Lima | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Callao, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $215
Calle Palacio 136, Cusco | 5 star hotelfrom $333
- Loved This Hotel!
- Incredible hotel, what a place
- No hot water or air conditioning
Plaza Manco II 123 , Yucay | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Av. Pardo 1080, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Lote 30-34 Urb. Santo Domingo, Paracas | 4 star hotelfrom $144
San Augustin 239, Cusco | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Novotel is a great hotel
- Great location
- Very nice place to crash in Cusco
Av. El Sol 1010, Cusco | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Jr. Independencia 485, Trujillo | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Plaza Bolivar s/n, Selva Alegre, Arequipa | 2 star hotelfrom $113
Lima Este, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Calle La Gruta 304, Arequipa | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Lima Residencial, Lima | 5 star hotelfrom $260
- Toller Platz - ein Besuch lohnt sich
- Great Hotel, Great Service - Stay at the Park
- Great place to visit
Calle Jerusalen 603, Arequipa | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Lima Residencial, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $73