We flew on November
6, 2004 from Charleston to Atlanta to Miami where we met the rest of our group
of 23, including my sister, Virginia, and her husband, Paul. We
then flew to Lima, arriving at about 10:30 at night. Did you realize that
Peru is on Eastern Standard Time!
We were taken to our
hotel in Lima, the Olivar.
It's named for the
many over a thousand year old olive trees on the grounds and in the park across
And I saw my first
Peruvian bird, the bare-eyed pigeon.
As with all of Lima,
our hotel had a definite presence of guards. Our guide later told us that
this has helped make Lima the safe city it now is after having been very crime
More from the nice
park across the street from the hotel in the next