Travel Blogs from Surquillo
... living room for the past month. We had our last dinner in Lima at El Parquetito in Miraflores. Lovely to sit outside and eat after a few colder nights in the mountains. It will be interesting to see how the 44C heat in India will feel in less than a week. Feeling very lucky to have such an exciting time ahead of me, while slightly nervous by the uncertainty of it all and not knowing where it will all end up. But you never know until you take the chance, so here's to great times ...
... Santiago flight was delayed because they could not detach the air bridge from the plane. Who makes these air bridges? Toyota? Air time 16.5 hours, elapsed time 26 hours - arrived in Lima on time without drama. Except, took five minutes or so for me to convince immigration officer that my business visa was valid until Dec. 2014 that it had not expired in 2013. What would we do without ...
... s on a flat desolate plain at high altitude with little farming due to its height. The place is the most depressed looking town we have seen. So onto the plane and back down to sea level and warmth. The group disbanded today. Only 4 of us are not heading directly home. It seems that Peru enjoys tourism. Everything is charged for and tips are requested at every possible moment. We felt a little like cash cows. We ...
... bye to our cusco family and went to the airport to try our luck at getting a flight to Lima. It took a while but eventually we got a ticket and off we flew. We landed in Lima an hour later and it's a totally different scene to cusco, more modern and a bigger city. We took a taxi to our hostel, of course we would be staying in loki again. It's not nearly as nice as the one in cusco, but we are only staying a few days so we thought what the heck. We settled into our room, had a ...
... any pre-existing cultures they knew about – roughly around 26000BC making it the oldest city in South America.
The landscape bordering the ancient city was quite impressive being in the middle of the desert and surrounded by mountains. The ancient city was still being exposed but they had found 3 different pyramids and a range of temples.
On our way back from Lima we stopped ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet