Travel Blogs from Lima
... by buying the football shirts, they are of course fake and cost only 20 Nuevo Soles. Whilst the atmosphere is heating up and the fans are pouring in, we get lunch. It isn't hotdogs and burgers like you'd expect, it's full on meals of arroz con pollo (chicken and rice), Aji de Gallina (Peruvian chicken curry) and, most surprising of all, anticuchos de corazon (cow's heart). As appetizing as the hearts look, we go for the chicken and rice. At our seats, many people are happy to ...
... the other couples that had arrived with us yesterday. Our guide for the day was Tino who was talking away on the microphone on the bus as we picked up more of the same people we had dropped off last night. The first stop was a pyramid in Miraflores. Apparently there are 380 pyramids still in Lima...who knew?! But this wasn't like an Egyptian pyramid. It was more like a mud block building that just happened to resemble a pyramid shape. We could see the outline ...
... t-shirts and some socks and underwear. T also got some new lightweight wind pants, which I thought would be just the thing for the warm weather and the travel, and he was pleased with them. They split along all of the seams within a few hours of putting them on. Oh well. In the end I only used about half of my allotted baggage benefit. (A note: We were eventually compensated by the airline for the delayed baggage in ...
... followed by ice-cream. Then we look for souvenirs and food supplies. At 3 I take them to the park, while I go to the bar across the street and grab a cold beer. Parenting is easier in small towns! Up at 5:30 and the kids don’t like it. Our bags are packed and we’re ready to catch a ferry to another island called Isabela. We walk to the port and it’s chaotic. It seems that there are other boats leaving at the same time to other destinations. ...
... We take some quick photos and head back to the hostel for an early night. It’s an exciting day today as we head to Machu Picchu. Although the excitement is dampened by the wake-up call at 5:45. The taxi takes us to Pohoy which is the next town from Cusco. For some reason the trains to Machu Picchu depart from here now. The tourist train is comfortable enough and the kids play games, chat and watch films. I catch-up with my sister while Anna sleeps. The journey takes 3 hours and ...
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Other places to stay in Lima
Lima Residencial, Lima | 2 star hotelfrom $65
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