Los Bandidos, Vineyard and Peruvian horseback rides
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
Travel Blogs from Lima
After a sociable breakfast in the kitchen chatting with other guests, and suggestions from Lilian, she organises a taxi to take me to the adjoining district of Miraflores, to join the Mirabus – an open top tourist bus – for a day tour of Lima. Such an interesting and beautiful city, I am pleasantly surprised at its likeability. We pass some Incan ruins in an inner suburb, travel through ...
The rooms were very nice; they were actually little separate haciendas with large bedrooms and little porches with a table and chairs outside. We found out we were next door but one to Stephen and Alison.
We got washed and changed and decided to have a look around. There was a swimming pool and a lady in our party was making the most of it already. But we hadn’t brought our cossies as we didn’t ...
... lunch, Panchita, so we tried it – excellent and attractive. Then a walk to the market. Lots of fun and a few purchases!
I guess this is a good time for a little Peruvian history. The Spaniards came in the 1500’s and wanted to conquer the savages that lived there – ...
... grand European style plaza
called Plaza San Martin. The plaza's garden were adorned with
beautiful pink and red geraniums. People were yelling loudly in one
corner in support
a political protest, while some kids were chasing flocks of pigeons
behind the big monument. There were vendors selling maps, and
postcards, and some native Peruvians were wearing their
characteristic black hats, and colorful dresses.
Run by pastry chef Giovanna Maggiolo, Xocolatl is a sleek chocolatier specialising in contemporary Peruvian sweets, some sporting designs inspired by pre-Columbian textiles. Fillings such as coffee, pisco, Ranfañote (traditional dessert of coconut, molasses and nuts). le Manuel Bonilla 111, Miraflores, Lima 18, Tel: (511) 242 0143 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Directions to Manuel Bonilla (cafe Xocolatl) from Schell 2 mins 750m