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Travel Blogs from Lima
... Mary on them where a cross would be and her robe is shaped like a mountain. There’s more, of course, but that’s just a start!
That night we started with cocktails in the lounge at the hotel and then went to Huaca Pullicano, a top restaurant built on the sight of some ancient ruins which are lit at night. We could dine nicely and sightsee – what a ...
... 1,500 meters is 5,000 feet). We enjoyed both Quito and Lima immensely.
Our time in Lima included a number of special factors. First we were joined by Yvonne, a friend of Marian's from her school days in Omagh. This was a complete surprise to Marian, who celebrated her 60th birthday on Saturday 11th.
Secondly we were shown around ...
That afternoon we ran into Lauren and Finny who were on their honeymoon and had started a GAP adventures tour 8 days prior to us starting ours. We never knew the two tours would overlap but were very thankful as it was very pleasant talking to friends and discussing all the tips for not getting sick and managing the 4 day hike.
Ahead of us was a day in the Sacred Valley before starting the Machu Picchu ...
... it took more than 2 hours to go through Canadian customs, even with the mechanized process that was rather efficient, and to get our bags and finally to get a taxi. So like Peru it was slow going, just not chaotic. Arriving at Dan O'Neils apartment after 9 pm I found that Dan had a lovely dinner prepared for me, and I was hungry. Roger Richard came to greet me. Soon enough Pat Flude came by with Anne Marie. There is so much to share of these five weeks in Peru, but perhaps at the top of ...
We woke about 8am and had the included breakfast at the hotel (2 warm, white rolls with butter, jam and coffee).
I try to research Peru Independence day and discover there is a (mostly military) parade on the 29th July (which we won't see) and ceremonies and a 21 gun salute today which we hear. We need adaptors etc and apparently the shops are only open a half day if at all so we head out 9:30am.
It's overcast and very dull, quite cold and occasionally light ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet