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 …
We were only in Lima for a 1 night (We will be back later) before heading into the mountains. Lima is as big as New York City at around 9m people and it sits on the Pacific Coast with wide pebbly beaches that are excellent for surfing in certain areas. Weather wise it wasn't great a bit drizzly and cool but it was lovely to be out of the heat! We walked along ...
... going all the way to Rio) before heading out on a city tour of Lima. We headed towards Central Lima and spent a few hours walking around, visiting different buildings, watched changing of the guard at the presidential palace (it is based on changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace) and saw many of the sites of Lima. We also visited the San Francisco cathedral and the catacombs. That was an interesting experience. Then it was time to head back towards Miraflores and have ...
... and send the bags on to Lima. It was likely, she said, that the bags would be waiting for us when we arrived. Great! I grabbed some stranded passenger amenity kits and we headed over to our hotel.
It turned out that when our reservation at the Holiday Inn Newark got swapped for the Holiday Inn Houston, the reservation was made for a different day. The hotel was sold out when we got there and we didn't have a reservation. ...
... on small rock outcrops, all vying for the opportunity to go and **** on stupid tourists in boats.
The islands were quite impressive. We had never seen so many birds and sea lions in the one spot before. The ultimate challenge was not to get shat on. Not everyone managed to accomplish this challenge. The sea lions seemed to have the lifestyle down, bathing in the sun just chilling ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking