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Published: March 27th 2013
The journey here was short, only 3 hours but we had to put the watch back 2 hours so thought it may cause added sleep problems. However after dinner in our hotel, with local red wine, we supped the local alcoholic delight that is Pisco sour. The first was free from the bar but the one we paid for was huge! I think it has solved our jet lag! The sun is shining but it is still a little breezy so will go for a potter down to the beach later. We keep our fingers crossed for good weather as we cannot believe our luck. We were pleased to find a cheaper hotel in Miraflores as being the beachside barrio it is more expensive, and has more tourists, but also is described in our guide as a safe place to be.
In planning our next step we realised our choice was limited. The option of 22 hours by bus to Cusco was too much so we are flying to Cusco on 1st April. Feeling tired in Santiago we felt it is important to rest up a little , to make sure we enjoy Machu Pichu, so we decided to potter
Life in the camper van
A pensive moment for Iain
in Lima until then. There are several interesting barrios, or neighbourhoods to explore close to here, and the easter parades are supposed to be worth a look.
I will try to download a few more photos from NZ and Santiago.
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