Pyramid, Cebiche, Paragliding... are we missing anything?

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Yadi, Lance & Sheree :)
Our plans to Nazca wouldn't work, but it didn't mean we couldn't have fun in Lima. The 3 musketeers of today would be: Sheree, Lance & me :) Last night I suggested Lance to do the check out early and leave his big backpack in my trunk during the day. Sheree didn't have any problems, since she was staying at a friend's house.

It was around noon when I arrived to the hostel for Lance. Then we went to Sheree's place. Ok, now the 3 of us were together. Time to drive to our 1st stop: The Pyramid! We went to Huaca Pucllana, which is pre inca pyramid in Miraflores. We found a nice parking spot right in the shadow, good! We bought our entrances and had to wait a bit until for the tour in English.
a random pic inside the museum, haha
In the meanwhile we were just fooling around and started taking pics. Today Lance would be in charge of my camera. He wanted to get pics for his sister who's teaching her students about Peru.

While we were waiting, I called Rafael - my friend who's paragliding instructor - to ask him how the weather was. He just arrived to the park and things didn't look well. Ok, let's be patient and wait a bit more. Well, finally the guide came and announced the tour would start. Ok, time to start walking under the sun... so hot!!!

Neither of us has been in Egypt yet. But walking through this pyramid made us think how hot it might be visiting the pyramids in the dessert. OMG! One of the coolest thing of this pyramid is that it's located in the middle of a residential area, haha.
we were number 99 and they were calling 76...
Well, I'll write a review about this place. It's a must. This place is huge an even has a zoo where you can see lamas and cuys (guinea pigs). Oh! we were the trouble makers of the group. The ones who wanted take pics of everything and of the 3 of us together. Also Sheree's cellphone started to ring loud, haha. But it was fun!!!

By 2:15pm we were ready. Were we hungry? Well, Lance's stomach spoke loud haha. Time to go for a cebiche. Sheree hasn't tried it yet and she couldn't leave Peru without tasting one here. So we drove to the same place Lance and I had lunch 2 days ago and surprise! There was a line. We had to wait almost 40min to get our table. At least we were lucky and found a nice windy spot outside. Windy? So maybe, we'd have luck after all with the paragliding.
after a delicious meal: Yadi, Lance & Sheree


Around 3:30pm we got our food. I got a Punto Azul fish & seafood cebiche, Lance got a jalea (fried fish and seafood with spices) and Sheree got a shrimp cebiche.  She doesn't like fish or seafood, but love the shrimps, hehe. As usual, the food here was fresh and tasty. We started eating our own dishes, but we ended sharing everything, haha. What were we drinking? Inca Kola!!!!

As most of the Fish and Seafood places, this one closes at 4pm. Well, the kitchen closes at 4pm, but you can stay just chatting. I called Rafael and he told me: "Come right now!" Ok, we didn't need to hear that twice and left the place as soon as possible, after paying the bill of course. We are good people :)

We arrived to the park and there were people already flying. At the entrance one guy asked if we were looking for somebody.
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I told him we were looking for Rafael and everything changed. "Ok! Rafael is over there, please come in!" Wow! it's nice to know the right people, haha. Rafael told me to wait, he had to fly other people and we'd come next. Ok, we just sat on the grass and enjoy the nice weather. It wasn't as hot as before, yeah!!! Sheree was still unsure if she'd fly or not. Lance was 100% sure he would do it, after all he's a pilot, come on!

Well it was time for us to fly. "Who goes first?" asked Rafael. I pointed Lance. He was the pilot, haha. What can I say about that? He loved the experience. His big smile said everything, haha. He enjoyed it, although they weren't able to do the long flight, since the wind wasn't good enough. Well, both time I did paragliding wind was perfect. I was a lucky girl :)

Rafael told me to hurry up.
Lance's feet over Lima
My turn? no! "Sheree, they are waiting for you!" Well, the girl who wasn't sure about it, had a blast. She really enjoyed it. What about me? Well, I didn't fly this time. Just say: personal issues, haha. Nevermind, I live in Lima and could do it whenever I have time and there's good wind of course.

Ok, time to pay. Rafael gave us a great discount. Sweet! And we didn't need to bargain much, haha. Just the smile and right words made the miracle, hehe. It was around 6 when we left the park. We went to the Indian Market for some souvenirs and I realized it was getting dark and I didn't have my glasses with me. I didn't want to drive without glasses and Lance wasn't happy with the idea of driving in crazy Lima, haha, so we drove to my house and told Sheree we'd meet her later, since she and Lance would share a cab to the airport.
Lance with his present. Poor guy, it was too hot :)


We arrived home. I got my glasses and downloaded the pics for Lance. He also took some time to check internet, haha. And I had a present for him: a chullo! He found it so nice and what I really liked was seing how happy he was with this little present. He tried it and wore it as long as possible, but it was too hot for a hat, haha. But it'd be helpful when he's back at home in Minneapolis :)

Well, it was time to leave. I drove him to Sheree's, so they both could go to the airport and hang out there before flying back home... I don't know when I'd meet Sheree again, maybe soon, maybe later. Regarding Lance there's a slight possiblility of meeting sooner than expected, but not sure yet. Well, we'll see. Anyway, meeting them at any time would be awesome and they will always welcome in Lima and at my house :)

yadilitta says:
many could like Miraflores, but there are just few Miraflorinos ;)
Posted on: Jan 14, 2009
yadilitta says:
don't know, haha. Well, he can't spend much time in one place. Now he has to travel as much as possible.
Posted on: Jan 14, 2009
malvin_soh says:
Oh? Is Lance planning on becoming a Miraflorino??? :p
Posted on: Jan 14, 2009
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Yadi, Lance & Sheree :)
Yadi, Lance & Sheree :)
a random pic inside the museum, ha…
a random pic inside the museum, h…
we were number 99 and they were ca…
we were number 99 and they were c…
after a delicious meal: Yadi, Lanc…
after a delicious meal: Yadi, Lan…
(:
(:
Lances feet over Lima
Lance's feet over Lima
Lance with his present. Poor guy, …
Lance with his present. Poor guy,…
the garden at the entrance
the garden at the entrance
the girls...
the girls...
Lance & Sheree
Lance & Sheree
Tada!!!
Tada!!!
time to start the tour
time to start the tour
Miamis guy
Miami's guy
bookshelf technique
bookshelf technique
whos calling me???
who's calling me???
rest of a sacrifice...
rest of a sacrifice...
the pyramid
the pyramid
the 3 musketeers: Yadi, Lance & Sh…
the 3 musketeers: Yadi, Lance & S…
pyramid
pyramid
this was an original wall
this was an original wall
Sheree & Yadi, the nice girls
Sheree & Yadi, the nice girls
ready to start climbing hehe
ready to start climbing hehe
time to climb
time to climb
the main pyramid
the main pyramid
at the top
at the top
surrounded by apartment buildings,…
surrounded by apartment buildings…
a restaurant next to the pyramid, …
a restaurant next to the pyramid,…
ducks!
ducks!
ducks!
ducks!
a lama!!!
a lama!!!
another lama
another lama
whats up man?
what's up man?
hey! do you need help?
hey! do you need help?
can I tell you a secret???
can I tell you a secret???
we were part of the history, hehe
we were part of the history, hehe
Lance at the balcony of the restau…
Lance at the balcony of the resta…
tasty Cebiche ...
tasty Cebiche ...
the last shrimp...
the last shrimp...
Giving a shot to the calamaris...
Giving a shot to the calamaris...
Ill try this little buddy...
I'll try this little buddy...
trying the yuca
trying the yuca
Like it, well just for the pic ;)
Like it, well just for the pic ;)
Rafael!!!
Rafael!!!
Rafael with another victim, sorry …
Rafael with another victim, sorry…
landing after paragliding
landing after paragliding
almost time to go...
almost time to go...
Lance was getting ready. Safety fi…
Lance was getting ready. Safety f…
Lance was getting ready
Lance was getting ready
Lance had some fans, haha
Lance had some fans, haha
well be doing that in a couple of…
we'll be doing that in a couple o…
nice Lighthouse park
nice Lighthouse park
nice view of the Love Park
nice view of the Love Park
nice buildings
nice buildings
nice view
nice view
the sponsor, haha
the sponsor, haha
Lima Sights & Attractions review
A Pre Inca Pyramind in Mifalores area - Huaca Pucllana
If you are in Lima and want to know more about the Peruvian Culture, I highly recommend you to visit this pyramid, which will give you a better idea a… read entire review
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