Lima side trip: Pachacamac

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On my final day in Lima, I looked at the tour brochure to find a 1/2 day tour to fill my morning.  My options – a museum or going to the outdoor ruins of Pachacamac. To be honest, it was a time filler and I figured I could always learn something – I had no […]

The Magic Water Circuit in Lima is fun for all!

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I remember seeing water jump from here to there in Disney’s Epcot years ago and thinking how fascinating it was that they can program the water to do that.  Flash forward to the outdoor fountains at The Bellagio in Las Vegas with their audience entertaining choreographed water show and I was amazed by the technology […]

The miracle that occurred at SkyKitchen in Lima

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A Peruvian cooking class was at the top of the “must do” list when i researched Lima.  I had some time to fill and thought “why not?”  Well, really, i thought “OMG, they need to work miracles if they can get me to cook and it be edible” (smart guys, you don’t share your creations, […]

Bike Tour of Lima

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So, traveling by bike to learn about the city was becoming my new favorite activity.  With the two bike tours of Santiago, I was feeling more comfortable with this mode of transit so I figured why not do the Bike Tour of Lima? I would book the Bay Tour with Bike Tours of Lima -the cost […]

Hotel Review: Westin Lima

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The bellman of the Westin Lima escorted me to the room on the SPG preferred floor and despite it being after 1 am, explained all of the features to me which was helpful before i crashed into the Heavenly Bed. My room was floor to ceiling windows -some might say corner room but the new […]

Easter Island sign at airport

Flying LAN from Easter Island to Lima – Leaving the Maoi Statues Behind

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I was ready to continue my South American adventure by flying from Easter Island to Lima rather than back to Santiago where it began just a week ago. I had redeemed for two one way British Airways award tickets for the trip using their partner, LAN.  One flight was New York (JFK) – Santiago (SCL) – […]