Lost in Lima (Drive Day 163: December 9th, 2003)

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We usually avoid camping in major capitols; wary of maneuvering the big rig through chaotic city traffic. So we are attempting to make it to the outskirts of Peru’s capitol, Lima, but end up utterly lost. And right smack dab in the middle of one of its famous slums. This is the view outside our camper window:


Best way to process unbearable shock and misery? Catch a bus into city center Lima and drink a Pisco Sour at the Aero Club. The contrast is mind numbing and requires another drink.


Follow this bonus-material blog and ride along on a one-year road trip that inspired the memoir The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan American Highway. On sale now. Get yours through the buy-the-book links at the bottom of the landing page on my teresabrucebooks.com website or here or here. Planning a road trip? Buy the audiobook here. Like The Drive’s Facebook page and tweet back at me @writerteresa. Like travel anthologies? I’m in a brand new one called Alone Together: Tales of Sisterhood and Solitude in Latin America which you can get here.


One thought on “Lost in Lima (Drive Day 163: December 9th, 2003)

    mjginaz@gmail.com said:
    December 9, 2017 at 5:33 PM

    That is a great photo.

    Sent from my iPad



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