Category Archives: Lima

Life in the Costa Geriatrica

The Costa Geriatrica is a wonderful name I have invented for the strip of coastal land stretching from Eastbourne to Bournemouth. I live in Lymington at the western end of this coast. It was named as best seaside resort town … Continue reading

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Adios a la ristorante Punto Blanco, Barranco

I visited Lima three times in the last couple of years.  I had two favourite restaurants, Punto Blanco on the Circuito de Playas, Barranco and Bodega de la Trattoria by the Huaca Pucllana on Avenida General Borgono. Punto Blanco was … Continue reading

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Combis de la Muerte

Combis de la Muerte – Combis of death.  The combi is the ubiquitous form of public transport in Lima Peru.  These are small van type buses operated by self employed drivers,  small companies and sometimes larger operations although the larger … Continue reading

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Lima – not a thing of beauty

Lonely Planet says that on its surface Lima is no thing of beauty.  Correct.  When I first arrived at Jorge Chavez International it rained.  My travelling companion said it never rained in Lima – hardly ever anyway.  This was rain.  … Continue reading

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Trashed autos, Lima, fire hydrants –

Testing – testing dzho.co.uk – let’s hope it works.  If it does work it will be about quirky photographs, local eccentricities and anything else that I come across.  Hopefully a more focussed approach will evolve.  At the moment I am … Continue reading

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Sweet Lady, Ancon, Lima

I am showing photos to start this blog.  This was a trip to Ancon, Lima.  The sweet lady was in a kiosk on the promenade near the Yacht Club.  We got to the promenade courtesy of an old lady cycling … Continue reading

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