LIMA DAY 1

OUR JOURNEY WAS ALTERED WHEN WE MISSED OUR CONNECTING FLIGHT IN MIAMI. WE SPENT THURSDAY EVENING IN THE LOUNGE AWAITING A 2AM FLIGHT TO LIMA. 

ARRIVING AT THE PEAK OF AM RUSH HOUR TOOK US 2 HOURS TO GET TO OUR HOTEL.  VP PENCE STAYED AT THIS PLACE LAST WEEK. ASSUME HE HAD A LARGER ROOM.

BOOKED A CITY TOUR BEFORE LEAVING HOME. OF COURSE OUR GUIDE WAS READY AND WAITING. GOOD TOUR OF CENTRAL PARKS, MONUMENTS AND CHURCHES. WE ALSO VISITED CENTRAL MARKET A LARGE FOOD AND SHOPPING BLOCK IN THE CITY. 

 

SOUTH AMERICA 2018

WE’RE HEADED SOUTH OF THE BORDER THIS YEAR TO PERU AND EQUADOR.

LIMA,PERU WILL BE THE FIRST STOP ON OUR WAY UP THE EASTERN SLOPE OF THE ANDES TO MACHU PICCHU, THE ‘LOST CITY OF THE INCAS’. HOPEFULLY WE SURVIVE THE CLIMB AND THE 8000 FT ALTITUDE.

WE THEN FLY TO QUITO, EQUADOR FOR 2 DAYS TO RE-COOP AND SHOP. IT’S THEN ON TO A CRUISE OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS TO SEE WHAT DARWIN WROTE ABOUT IN HIS ‘ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES’

OUR PASSPORTS ARE UP TO DATE. WE’RE TAKING MALARIA PILLS AND WE’VE BEEN EXERCISING. WE’RE READY.