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May 23, 2006 - Lima, Peru

In Lima...on the hunt for Paddington bear! Unfortunately despite hunting all over Lima there isnt a trace of him. Lima is a much nicer city than we had expected, more cosmopolitan and prettier. We arrived quite late at night after delays on our flight and the welcome we received when we came in was one of the warmest we have had anywhere. For the first few nights we stayed in Hostal El Patio in the nicer area of lima, Miraflores (thanks Zoe and Mark for the hint!). When we had settled in a bit we moved to a cheaper hostal around the corner,...

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Linda and Donal 2006

Apr 5, 2006 - Lima arrival for Jo

I meet my '10 day tour' group in Lima so decided to get here a day early and check out Peru's capital. Well what a shock to walk out of the terminal building to a dense cloud of smog, proper smog! The petrol octane rating here is far worse than our engines back home and consequently the runnish they churn out makes what would normally be a beautiful city a haze of smog. Nevertheless I checked into the hotel, only to read the various warning notices on the wall regarding how dodgy the city is Jump to full entry