Travel Blogs from Lima
... huge SUVs at home. There was a lot of traffic getting from the airport,and people do "talk with their car horns," but it was a great ride. We drove along the Pacific Ocean and saw surfers catching waves, people walking on the beach, and kids playing in a park next to the ocean. Lima is on a cliff so above me and to the left was Lima and then to my right was the Pacific Ocean! It is beautiful!
I arrived at my hotel ...
... the super friendly and hospitable owner of Miraflores House (the hostel I stayed at), took P and me to the pre-Inca sacred city of Caral (about 200 km north of Lima) for a whole day.
Moments to remember:
- Partying in an underground 80’s club on my birthday weekend
- Ending a morning jog with a jar of Melon-Papaya juice (words cannot describe the sensation)
- Repetitively abusing ...
... traffic until we reached barranco where we rode along the seafront. I was glad to have seen it the day before as the morning was extremely foggy and we couldn't see any of the views. Claudia told us bits about the history of Lima and its famous people, along the way. At the end of Bareanco we rode into Chorillos, the next district, which has the regatta club and at the end of this there is a reenactment every day of a famous love story where the lovers had thrown themselves into ...
... newest baby was only 6 weeks old!!!! Sooooo cute! The Mama (the carers of the children) who I was with today was the moodiest woman i have ever come across however, so that made it a little less fun. I felt I didn't do quite so much today, just played with the babies all morning while the others were being fed/changed. Past volunteers have said the other Mamas let you get a lot more stuck in, so hopefully next time i will feel more at use!
After lunch, we ...
... We held out for about 5 minutes. If it makes us sick, it least it tasted good. We are staying in the Miraflores district, four blocks from the Pacific Ocean. The morning will be surfing and The afternoon will be a tour of the old town.
I told Trey that he would learn a few things on this trip. I was thinking of a little foreign culture and history. He took that ...
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