Casa San Martin
Travel Blogs from Lima
... week we will be going to a market in which we will be able to buy hand made items and these stores had mostly mass produced things. There were lots of fake knock-off clothing as well. We gathered back together at 12:00 at the fountain and watched the goings on at the government palace. The president was speaking to groups of students and they were assembling inside the gates. We walked to the restaurant for lunch, which was run by nuns. After lunch we walked to the monastery to see ...
... you for wearing shorts. If you want to fit in- wear jeans and leggings.
- Shoes are really difficult to judge what you will need. You will not find quality shoes in Latin America at a reasonable price. Take soft sided ankle boots to colder places for nights around town.
- There is such a well worn backpackers trail around Latin America that you can follow it practically blindly. Just know that Brazil and Patagonia are ...
... were told a brief history about the ruins and how modern Lima was established.
Tomorrow we fly to Cuzco for a few days and then start our Inca Trail tour!
Things we have learnt so far;
No one in Lima wears shorts (except Nikita)
Nikitas new Spanish name is Nikito (we made that up)
Miriam can't live without a hair straightener
Look to your RIGHT when crossing the road!
Until next time!
The worst backpackers EVER!!
Lima 3rd May - 5th May by Martin
Back from the Huayhuash Trek we had a few days in Lima to relax. We did a little bit more exploring this time, making it to the historic center of the town. It was pretty **** to be honest. There are a few old buildings but lots have graffiti and the rest of ...
... night unforgetable! No matter how much cold we all felt that night, no matter how much it rained, the world gave us the best gift of the trip. Next day, we decide to come back "Pampas" town, the place where we started the trekking as we were not prepared for another raining night. After visiting Rupac ruins, doing some meditation myself and talk with the ancestors, i was ready to come back. As soon as we get Pampas most of ...