Hotel San Remo
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There was a crowd that had already formed in front of the iron gates.
People were not allowed to get past the guards to stand about six
feet before the gates. I searched for a spot, and then elbowed my
way forward. The band came into the courtyards first, followed by
the flag bearers Then the guards marched in, all dressed in striking
red and white gleaming metal helmets in silver and gold color and
with a long black mane down to their ...
... salty platano chips and a malty black beer
Leche de tigre (tiger milk): made from the "juice" of ceviche, it’s a thick and spicy coconut milk and citrus based drink with chunks of ceviche fish and onion in it. Also served with platano chips and seaweed.
Lomo saltado: strips of tenderloin beef marinated and sautéed with onion and tomato served over French fries with an ever- present side of rice.
Papas a la huancaina: ...
... menu for $4. After being filled and satisfied we decided to rest for the afternoon as well as organise our bus to cusco and tickets to Machu Picchu (which included a long line at the bank for payment- an unusual system).
That night we headed out again, we went to the city centre where we stopped to have a coffee and just watched people walk by. Later we went to the main square of Miraflores where we saw a group ...
... a servo for a bite to eat. We pulled up next to this truck carrying scrap metal. The funny thing was it was using sheets of scrap metal to contain the entre load. Tick in the box for secured loads, Peruvian style.
No sooner had we arrived home, it was time to get dressed and head out for a night of traditional Latin American Dancing. After some fiddling around we swear we were running about an ...
... last year 4 people died. Karen back on the bus we leave passing rows of riot police. They are here to protect the public buildings. As we head out of town, we come to a stand still, there are thousands of miners in front of us banners raised. We think we are going to be stuck, thankfully a gap opens and we are allowed passed. I am taking photos through the window, Adrian asks if I want us to stop. I politely tell him no. We are out of town, there will be no ...
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