Hostal Las Fresas
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... why our flight was the only one leaving at 3.40am. We did get to have our beloved pan de quiejo aka cheese bread. Muy bien! Jess and I killed time by working on our soccer tricks- I've still got a long way to go. Kate utilised this time to catching up on some blogging, well done Kate. Fight time, equalled French toast (also known as toast with honey?!?!) and a lot of sleeping. Easily one of the only times I have slept for the majority of ...
... 777 just piled into one big mass of people. Seats 14E and 14F. Interestingly, there is no row 13... Only row 12 in front of us. Superstitious? I think so! That wasn't the only strange thing about the flight. After our first meal, a few hours into the 12 hour flight, we did the standard watching of movies, reading of books and falling asleep. Getting up for a stretch we notice a bunch of people eating ice cream bars. Where did they get these, and why were only a few ...
... at all!
- the taxis are also private and do not have meters, so we have enlisted help to negotiate the fare in advance when we have used them
- I asked about the park cats this morning, and apparently they are cared for by the municipal authorities, which I guess explains why they look so well. Interestingly by comparison it appears there is no unemployment benefits, so if you want to laze Round in the sun, you best be born a cat ��
- all up, we have enjoyed ...
... Lima is the second driest country in the world to Cairo. It last rained 23 years ago.
The traditional food in Lima is Guinea Pig. The traditional drink Pisun (Tequila, lime and sugar). The above go hand in hand and lead to joining the locals salsa dancing (Simone, I wish we had signed up - Peruvianssss can dance)
-The tallest building in Lima standards at 30m tall. I am not kidding. Why there are no 'scrapers' present, our guide was unsure. The tallest building is ...
... 1860’s. Graves were made of limestone, known to facilitate decay with only the leg bones and skulls of the 70,000+ people remaining. It was a reverent, yet chilling place to visit.
Back outside, we made our way to the Lima Cathedral which houses the remains of Pizzaro, the 1535 founder and conqueror of Peru at which time there were 200,000 indigenous people living in the area.
As the clock reached midday, the Changing of ...