Travel Blogs from Lima
... an air horn and just blast them back in the face. We had dinner at a chinese restaurant and then we went back to the Hostel to get changed before we headed to the nightclub Aura which was pretty cool. It's located right on the cliffs by the ocean and the view was really cool. Today we slept in a bit after yesterdays adventures and then we went back to the historic district and the church where a local guide offered us a tour at a ...
... 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.
... city and see what life was really like for the local people.
Our second day was a lot more exciting with a long walk through the Brena and Lima Pueblo districts to the Museo Larco. We even stopped at a Roky’s restaurant (this is a chain of restaurants similar to eat in Pizza huts, but they do similar food to what we would get at a chicken and chip shop) where we sampled the local Pollo a la Brasa which had different spices and flavours than ...
... ago. It was a telling insight into terrorism and the fight against it within Peru.
Following the museum Marco took us to a local seafood restaurant where we had our first taste of Cerviche. The travel doctor in Brisbane told us to look out for this dish and avoid it where possible. As Marco had gone out of his way to show us we figured one dish would be OK. Cerviche is a traditional dish of ...
... mega road rage. When we arrived at the hostel we were treated by a really picturesque view. It's a bit far out from the centre but is very pretty and still busy. The hostel is unlike any I have stayed in so far. It is a giant converted mansion so it feels like you are living in a boarding school. One thing we didn't realise about Lima. It is so cold! Freezing and we haven't really come prepared for that so we will have to make due. We settled in and took a ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Mamatila Lima
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Lima Residencial, Lima | 2 star hotelfrom $72
Lima Central, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $81
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- Un hotel molto confortevole e pulito
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Lima Residencial, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $108
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San Miguel, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $52