I have made it! Very long journey and was so tired when I finally go to the hostel. It is 2.20pm here now. Flight was fine but not as fancy as I had hoped, however on the TV there was a camera on the wing of the plane so could watch take off etc. It was like watching Thunderbirds! I had four middle seats to myself so made a bed to sleep. I finally got some sleep only to find myself waking up...dribbling, Someone asked if she could share two. She was called Marie and lives here. Spoke no english so the phrase book came in handy and we were chatting away. I feel like I have already learnt loads of spanish. Played nought and crosses with her too. A game to treat all! We got chatting a bit more and she pointed to "are you married" in the book and "can we share a taxi" I politely replied and then casually put on my iphone and pretended to dribble again. Already getting into situations!
Taxi man was at the aiport. I tipped him $5 which is a lot but smallest note. I seemed to have made a friend becuase he has beeped at me twice today in Lima. Maybe he thought I was paying him for backup...could come in useful. He tried to teach me spanish too, but fist thing he wanted to teach me was hand, and fingers....after realising that this was not going to get me anyway I pulled out the phrase book and chatted about the surroundings, It was dark...the conversation ended there like a poor game of eye spy.
Got to the hostel and I had been up 38 hours so I went to bed almost straight away. This morning I had breakfast and met someone who is doing my tour call Selina. We are now in the internet cafe in Lima having spend the day in Minaflores walking along the coast and going to a nice shopping centre. I will try and get some photos up. Shoudl be meeting the rest of the group tonight. Quite glad to have met Selina today as someone to walk aroudn with and who speaks English. No one speaks English here!!!
Well I´ll keep you updated!