Fountains, Walking around Downtown, ribs, pfff, what a busy but fun day... - part II

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nice fountain!
Our next destination would be the Fountains' park in downtown. It's difficult to park there, so we left my car and took a cab. Even though that wasn't Shawn's first time in Lima, he had never been in the Fountains' park. So this would be the 1st time for both guys, yay! We arrived around 6 and had plenty of time to walk around the 1st part of the park before the show started. At the park there's a famous show, which goes 3 times a day. There you can see the water "dancing" and cool lights' effects. Well, we had time and would go back to watch it.

Fountains are great, but there was one I thought they would find even better: the tunnel! Why? Well, you can cross it. While we were crossing, a boy touched the "tunnel" and we got wet.
nice hummingbird
Well, it wasn't that bad, but then I saw Robert and he was soaked! OMG! Hahaha, but it was fun though. It was difficult to get a picture here with all the people running and taking pictures at same time, pffff. Nevermind.

Ok, let's keep on walking. We didn't want to go too far away from the Show Fountain. I've already been here and know how crowded it can get. So the best was to go back there a couple of minutes in advance, so we'd get a nice spot to enjoy the show properly. Pfff, we almost got hit by a wheelchair. There were kids playing with that, hahaha. I was wondering if I would see somebody looking for a wheelchair, hehehe.

Both have seen this kind of show before - in Vegas - but this one was much longer, plus we were in Lima, hahaha. It was very nice, love the lights and music and also the images they can project on the water.
beautiful Cathedral
It was a really great show. We all enjoyed it, yay! So proud of my Lima. The show lasted about 20min, after which we went to the 2nd part of the park. There we found the pyramid fountain among other neat ones and took more pictures, hehehe. It was a bit later than 8pm when we finally left the park.

Since we were so close to downtown and it looks so nice with the lights, it was a MUST going there. We took a cab and a couple of minutes later we were already there. We arrived to San Martin Square and from there we walked to the Main Square. It looked really beautiful, so bad our cameras' batteries were almost dead. It was nice walking around, but we were hungry, hehehe. Robert mentioned steak, but that would be really difficult to find a place with steak nearby. What about going back to Miraflores?

Sure, but before we stopped at an ice shop we saw while we were walking.
cute salad - the only veggies I had that night...
This shop is old and a tradition. The ice creams were very yummy and it was a great idea to have dessert before dinner, just in case we'd eat too much - and so we did... Now it was time to find a cab and start driving back to Miraflores. I had in mind a restaurant near Robert's hostel.

Where is the restaurant? The restaurant I was thinking about didn't exist anymore, oh no! I had a second one in mind, but then I remembered one that was recommended on tv. This was a small place about ribs and bbq. When I mentioned this, both Robert and Shawn were more than happy with the idea, hahaha. I'm not a meat lover, but it didn't stop me to try it and ended up eating too much - again! 2 days in a row! At least I can say I didn't touch the french fries ;)

Wow, this day was long but so fun. I really enjoyed it and hope Robert and Shawn did it too. It was getting late and wanted to go back home, Gunther was alone at home and I had a doggy bag for him :)

yadilitta says:
we all had a great time!
Posted on: Dec 09, 2009
rvegas says:
yeah was awesome :) thanx guys
Posted on: Dec 09, 2009
yadilitta says:
at least you recognize the influence, hahaha
Posted on: Dec 08, 2009
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nice fountain!
nice fountain!
nice hummingbird
nice hummingbird
beautiful Cathedral
beautiful Cathedral
cute salad - the only veggies I ha…
cute salad - the only veggies I h…
cool!
cool!
drops and drops
drops and drops
hahaha
hahaha
yay!
yay!
blurry Robert, he was having so mu…
blurry Robert, he was having so m…
the gallery
the gallery
a violin!
a violin!
cool lights
cool lights
do you see the condor?
do you see the condor?
with Shawn
with Shawn
with Robert
with Robert
cool pyramid
cool pyramid
behind bars
behind bars
the Main Square at night
the Main Square at night
night lights at the City Hall
night lights at the City Hall
the bbq!
the bbq!
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