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Chilling in Lima, Peru: Going To The Park…

Chilling in Lima, Peru: Going To The Park… April 8, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
In Lima with your kids? And feeling like taking a break from schedules and relaxing like many Limenians do? Don’t think twice: take a taxi and head to the Parque de la Amistad, a large park in Surco distric, that is very well known (and easy to spot) because of its tall, Moorish-style arch: but...

Gastronomic Tourism, A New World In Lima, Peru

Gastronomic Tourism, A New World In Lima, Peru March 22, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Tourists attending a master chef class on Peruvian cuisine. If there’s some activity that we all find truly enjoyable, that should be a great lunch or dinner. And if you are getting to know a new city, a new country, a new culture, what could be best than trying some of its most typical food? Native...

Magic Water Circuit: An oasis next to Lima Downtown

Magic Water Circuit: An oasis next to Lima Downtown March 7, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Have you ever walked under a water tunnel? You can do it here in Lima, Peru, at the Magic Water Circuit. This place, which will turn five years old this July 2012, and since its first opening (July 26th, 2007) has become one of the favorite spots for both locals and foreigners as well. The circuit features...

Peru: Some Different and Exciting Things to do in Lima

Peru: Some Different and Exciting Things to do in Lima February 9, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Chorrillos, Lima, Perú. (Photo: M. Isabel Guerra). Different and exciting mean both “not boring”. And if you need some additional help to make your visit to Lima even more interesting, here’s some tips. 1)    Try a good pisco sour. Everyone, even your Peruvian friends, will claim...

Visiting Peru: Paragliding in Lima

Visiting Peru: Paragliding in Lima January 10, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Paragliding in Miraflores parks. (Photo: Parques de Miraflores blog) ¿Ever thought of paragliding? You can have a fresh start in Lima, since there are several companies that offer both tandem flights, led by experts, as well as formal training. In fact, many people tries a tamdem flight first, to make...

Spending Christmas 2011 in Lima, Peru

Spending Christmas 2011 in Lima, Peru December 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Spending Christmas in Lima? Odds are that you will spend it at a friend’s home, or maybe with any members of your family already established here. Anyway, it’s a good idea to get familiar with the Peruvians’ ways to celebrate Christmas. Christmas Tree at Jockey Plaza Shopping Center....

Five Top Museums in Lima, Peru

Five Top Museums in Lima, Peru November 11, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Museo Larco (Photo: Hesterr/Flickr) A multicultural country with such a long history and so many different historic periods has many museums. However, there are a few that you don’t want to miss.  Museo Rafael Larco Herrera:  it houses impressive collections of ancient Peruvian pottery and metalurgy,...

Things to do in Lima: visiting the Museo Amano

Things to do in Lima: visiting the Museo Amano October 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
This is a museum run by a private foundation, dedicated to the preservation of Peruvian ancient cultures’ textiles and pottery. Established in 1964 by Yoshitaro Amano (Japan,1898 – Peru, 1982), the Museo Amano collection is presented in two rooms, one for ceramics and one for textiles, both carefully...

Famous Moche Erotic Pottery at the Larco Museum in Lima (Peru)

Famous Moche Erotic Pottery at the Larco Museum in Lima (Peru) October 12, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Established in 1926, the Rafael Larco Herrera Museum, known simply as “Larco Museum”, showcases impressive collections of ancient Peruvian pottery and metalurgy, covering 3,000 years of history: it also features the finest collection of silver and gold objects in the country. However, the most famous...

Lima, Peru: buildings surrounding the Plaza Mayor

Lima, Peru: buildings surrounding the Plaza Mayor September 18, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) Photo: J. Enrique Molina Visiting Lima Downtown for the first time? This post focuses on the historic buildings surrounding the iconic Plaza Mayor, or Plaza de Armas (Main Square). These happen to be also very nice pieces of architecture, so let’s learn a...
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