Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The Beginning

I'm starting this blog a bit late, precisely 3 weeks late, but a lot has been going on and I have just felt unmotivated to type for hours. So here I am trying to make up for lost time, and hopefully I'm not leaving out too much of the story.. here goes.....

We got in at night, around 9pm, to Lima and got picked by someone from the hostel we'd reserved. Immediately after pulling out of the airport we got pulled over by the police and we had to pretend that we new the cab driver so we wouldn't get fined.....yeah, off to a great start. The cops let us go and we began the drive to the hostel. The city is always overcast and hazy this time of year so the drive was grey but I like the cliffs of Miraflores that overlook the ocean. There are also lots of parks that line the oceanfront which are nice. The hostel was small but there was a bar so we figured we'd get a drink. After a couple beers and a few conversations with random travelers we decided to head to sleep, it had been a long day.