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... and that was subsequently illuminated by the work of others such as the psychoanalyst and transpersonal psychologist Stanislav Grof and the mythologist Joseph Campbell.
I recall a lecture by Campbell in the late Sixties when he told a story of North American shamanic initiation. Rasmussen, the Danish-Eskimo explorer and ethnologist, in the course of his expeditions through the arctic regions of the North American continent, had conversations with many old shamans. One ...
... through the masses of people who are wedged into a small combi. They are often women conductors , in my experience. With a serious and focused look on their faces - you don't wanna mess with me.l! The price of a single bus ride along Javier Prado to La Cultura train station is very low. Somewhere in the region of 25-30p/.75 c. Not the cleanest of buses but you can get a seat in these more frequently than on a London bus- fact. Aside from the fact I nearly ...
... up after yesterday's big effort. Our hotel (Tierra Viva Miraflores) is in the - guess where - Miraflores area of the city, near the sea. Amazing place, Lima. After Cairo, this city, of about 8.5 million souls, is the second driest capital city in the world. In winter (April through to October) the city is often blanketed in a ghostly fog known as 'garua'. It, apparently, turns the sky an alabaster white and hangs like a ...
Arrived in Lima, Peru after 3 flights and 26 hours of travel. It was great to finally have a bed to sleep in. Our 3 days in Lima was enough to see what we wanted. It is a city of mixed architecture and clear differing socioeconomic status. In Miraflores where we stayed we walked along the Malecon boardwalk which is 6 miles of parks and gardens with views over the Pacific Ocean and at one spot watched paragliders launch. At the beginning of the boardwalk is ...
... now a lot of cats everywhere and apparently a volunteer organisation to look after them. The cats were very friendly and used to human presence which was nice. The second and most important place we found was the chocolate museum which is the same as the one in Cusco. Unlike in Cusco though the staff were much more friendly and accommodating, and their free samples were always out, so we took full advantage. Gonzales gave us a quick run down of ...
Other places to stay in Lima
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Lima Central, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Excelente ubicación
- Great value in Miraflores
- Un hotel molto confortevole e pulito
Miraflores, Lima | 2 star hotelfrom $43
Lima Residencial, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Lima Norte, Lima | Hotelfrom $59
Lima Norte, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $81
San Miguel, Lima | 3 star hotelfrom $61