Hostal Victor - Airport Hostel
Travel Blogs from Lima
After sleeping on the seats at Santiago airport, we finally boarded the small connecting plane to Lima. I slept for the majority of the flight. Chels had made friends with a backpacker named Alie who was very helpful with Spanish phrases and a few places to check out. When we left the terminal, there must of been a few thousand people waiting to …
... of "Peruvian" goods - some that are handcrafted and others that are mass produced. I bought a few things, but we've been told the Cusco is cheaper, so I will wait to shop there. Besides, I wasn't overly impressed with many of the items there. There were a few nice things, but a large amount of junk.
We went back to the house for ...
We did a lot of travelling today, arriving at the hotel by 5pm, in the evening we all went out for our last supper in Peru. I had portobello anticuchos & Peruvian corn pepián to start and osobucco de seco for my main course. I also had Cinnamon Pisco sours to drink then lime Pisco sours - both very yummy. For dessert I had a ...
... coriander and onion. We went to this speciality restaurant in Lima, reasonably expensive for Peruvian standards but well worth it, amazing!
3. Causa Rellena - layers of potato, avocado and chicken.
4. Lomo Saltado - like a beef stir fry with potato fries and served with rice. A little carb heavy but delicious.
5. Cuy - there's no dressing this up - roasted guinea pig on a bed of ...
... growing ( I mean NOTHING) at all on the plains. There are some valleys around the area which utilise some river water, but elsewhere - nothing! The people who live in these areas live in square block housing and it is all grey. We are so lucky! In Lima central, we are staying in Miraflores which is considered to be a very nice area. The private gardens here are quite lush and tropical looking and well looked after, but do need to be watered. Saw a really pretty red bird today - quite ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking