Peru's capital and its largest city, Lima dates back to 1535 when it was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Owing to its prominent colonial history, it is home to a good selection of old churches, cloisters and monasteries for visitors' enjoyment.
From the Lima Travel Guide
This place is just good enough to not give a bad review. First the single private room (without private bathroom) are horrible. So tiny and in very bad quality. Stains on the wall all over, not a single plug that works and the wifi is only available on the common ares which are close the the router. ... more
This place is perfect for a stay between flights. The airport transfer organized by the hostel worked perfectly. Staff is very welcoming and helpful. Breakfast is prepared with much love, little 'buffet' with tea, coffee, bread, cake, fruit, fruit juice, jam, butter and they even made eggs for us. ... more
After we stayed at Pirwa B&B in Aguas Calientes we were expecting the same standard in the Lima Pirwa B&B; but unfortunately it is not. The room we got, was just hideous: dirty, paint came off the walls, right at the road (you had the feeling pedestrians from the road walk through your room), worn mattress, filthy carpet, etc. . ... more
Christmas in Lima
Hi, I will be in Lima on Christmas day and hoping to get some suggestions on where to go for a good hearty Christmas lunch. Also, any recommendations on safe places to stay would be great! Many thanks, ...
Lima to Santiago
I'm planning to fly to Lima on 21st October 2010 and and fly out from Santiago on 16th November. Does anyone have any advice on the best way to do this. Do I have enough time to do it or do you think I need more. We were planning to spend 3 days in Lima as its a firends birthday but apart from ...
Accommodation in Lima
Hey guys, Can I get some places you can recommend in Lima please? We will only be there 3 nights, before catching a connection. Cheers, Camo. ...
Endlich (?) mal wieder Grossstadt.
Lima... nachdem sie mir vielen Leute empfohlen hatten, hab ich mich doch entschlossen kurz Lima zu Besuchen, 2 Tage sollten reichen. Aber ich sollte unbedingt aufpassen weil Lima ist gefährlich und naja ...
Posted in Amelie´s Reisen - Südamerika by amelierei
we are off to the amazon tomorrow morning at 3.00am, you beauty. we have a flight to Iquitos then to the jungle lodge for two days so will most probably not have any contact until we are back in Lima on Tuesday afternnon so will check again then. Arrived Lima early this morning after an early start - had a walk ...
Posted in Penny & John`s travels by PennyJohn
Lima... oh Lima... how well we know Lima, after spending yet another day here. It was hot and polluted and overcrowed.... and beautiful.... now that we are staying like right near the Plaza de Armas, everything is colonial and awesome and we pretty much spent a lot of the day just watching life go bye. we ...
Posted in Here and There by CanadaKid