2019-05-18 Ife Boutique Hotel, Lima, Peru Jesus arrives to pick us up for a personal sightseeing tour of some local parts of Lima The Ife Boutique Hotel our accommodation in Lima First stop for us is to get local sim cards for our mobiles Jesus parks the car and we set off on foot to explore the Barranco area In Barranco there are many amazing colourful art murals which are popular with visitors to the area We head down Bajada de los Banos, a sloping path lined with elegant summer houses down to the ocean We continue down to the Barranco Beach area Surfers come to Barranco Beach to surf all year round This morning there is a heavy sea mist along the coast A popular restaurant and club by the water We decide to take a long walk with Jesus along the foreshore We pass some nice apartments overlooking the ocean Fishing boats anchored offshore We head for the elevated walkway to cross the busy coastal road Attractive gardens and lawns with statues line the foreshore We visit the Museo Pedro de Osma The early 20th Century French inspired mansion is one of Barranco’s oldest Lunch time ….. we booked a table at Mayo Mayo is attached to the Central Restaurant which apparently is one of the best restaurants in the world Mayo is a more casual restaurant however the food still comes from the kitchen of the Central Restaurant Food is served at the bar or at low tables The best pisco sour ever!! A small sharing tasting dish arrives from the kitchen ….. charred potatoes with a stunning dipping sauce We ordered a few dishes to share between the three of us, which were amazing. The flavours of each dish were incredible A cold drip coffee machine looked amazing on the bar Above Maya is another restaurant called KJolle which is an A La Carte restaurant also attached to Central The famous Lima restaurant called Central After lunch we continue our walk around Barranco In the evening with our Peruvian family we attend a dinner and cultural show, which included Peruvian dancing and a horse show Before we sat down to dinner we were invited to see the horses who were going to be performing later in the evening We had a fabulous evening and were invited to pose with the dancers Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.