Travel Blogs from Lima
... our scenic hike along the train tracks through the jungle to Aguas Calientes. We reached our destination just before dark and were told over dinner that we had to be at the entrance to Machu Picchu by 6:15 am. He then informed us that if we were walking we should leave by 4:15, so it was right to bed after dinner. We started our early morning trek in the dark and made it there almost half an hour early. Imagine walking 500 meters up a staircase where the stairs ...
... back at the hostel it then I headed out to dinner. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed. It just opens for 4 hours a day for lunch. Another day.
Opposite the hostel I found Manolo went I grabbed a Seafood salad S/20.40 and a Coke zero S/4.20 +10% = S/27.60
Peru has great jugs of fresh juice, but I tend to stick to Coke Zero.
Oh well early night for me.
Phrase of the day: Cafe Negro (Black Coffee)
Hallelujah! I finally slept in until 11am. I did not have any ambitious plans today, only lunch with Raul and a Super Bowl party at Kike's friends house. This was a welcome break from the hectic pace I have been on.
I was given a few recommendations for restaurants in Lima, and only one in particular got multiple endorsements. Pescados Capitales, which is Spanish for "Capital Fish", however a play ...
... run to Ross at 830pm (we were getting up at 330am to go to the airport). Having acquired a suitcase we headed off to a really high end sushi restaurant... We only had one shot at sushi in LA so when we went inside I told the manager we were looking for really good sushi..he was very obliging and said that he would get the head chef to look after us... He made and prepared everything for us.. We weren't allowed to tell him what we wanted but he ...
Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the city with eight other people from different nationalities all sharing the experience. Our guide Juan gave us a really good insight not only of the city but also of the Peruvian culture in general and in the context of its recent turbulent past which will really help us to understand and ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet