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Travel Blogs from Lima
... flight and watched ride along and the Lego movie. Carissa was sitting at back of plane and I was sitting in middle. Half way through the flight the man next to me offered to move to back and let her sit next to me. Arrived at hotel at 1:15 and finally got into room and bed about ...
... After 3 large glasses of red wine I slept most of the 6 hour flight.
There was a few moments of anxious searching I found my taxi. There were a lot of boards, and people saying taxi.
It was 01:00 by the time I arrived at the hostel, but they were waiting up for me.
Phrase for the day: Me llamo … (me ya-mo) My name is
... the architecture and mostly, looking for a Starbucks we heard was in Lima. I am not a huge Starbucks fan, but Noa was insistent. We had walked down a steep, winding road to the ocean, and trying to find our way back up, ended up scaling the side of the cliff overlooking the water, literally hanging onto roots, desperately trying to find a short cut back to town, specifically to Starbucks. We found the steps later into the week!
After two hours of wandering, with ...
... it original.
One of the best sites of the day was a Franciscan Monastery built in the early 17th century. It’s still a working monastery with just a handful of monks living there, but it’s a UNESCO world heritage site. The walls were covered with tiles from 1628 and the ceilings were made of beautiful wood from Columbia. They have an amazing biblical library, unlike any other I’ve ever seen. It really looks like a ...
... the north. We continued out of Lima towards Pachacamac (town). The hills around Lima are very interesting as they look like layers of sand, folded over- so very different to what we see. Then a short drive to Pachacamac Archaeological site. We parked the minibus in the front. A small group of llama went past with a herder and several very friendly hairless Inca hounds. When I asked our guide said it was government policy to put native flora and fauna on archaeological sites ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool