South America Day 60 - San Isidro March 9th 2019 I have an interrupted night’s sleep due to:
3 am – texts from daughter number two.
4 am – the old man leaves for an 18 hour coach/boat trip. I have spent enough time on a bus recently so opt out.
5 am – the fire alarm goes off. I go to the foyer in my pyjamas, only to be told not to worry, it’s just someone smoking in bed.
It’s our last day in Peru with its stinking beaches and ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » San Isidro Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more