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  • 1. Plaza Mayor And Surroundings

    This square was located in the historic center of Lima. The monument in the middle was commissioned by the Peruvian government to commemorate the Battle of Callao which occurred on May 2, 1866 between...

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  • 2. District Of Miraflores

    I was in Lima last year and we had blue skies for about 5 months before the typical fog appeared. I heard many people came to Lima for plastic surgery...has anyone been/can recommend anywhere, out of...

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  • 3. District Of Barranco

    I booked a hostel in the southern district of Barranco, so had some time to wander around this beautiful quarter. Built at the beginning of the 20th century, it soon became favourite place for...

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  • 4. All Around The Country

    Hi I recommend you always carry in your pocket 100 new soles (Peruvian currency) that is more than enough to eat and pay in cash, equivalent to 35 or so U.S. dollars, for the rest you can pay by card...

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  • 5. La Costa Verde

    a city built on a desert coast... a miracle because rio rimac's oasis and "garua",as substitute of rain, a very thin drizzle ,continuous from may to october.... an odd atmosphere...sometimes...

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  • 6. Erotic Pottery

    In a separate section of the Larco Museum is a gallery of pre-Columbian erotic pottery. These are all pots - that is they are often in a form called stirrup...

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  • 7. Watch The Streets For Human Billboards

    While traveling in and around Lima by taxi one of the stranger sites I would often see is folks dressed up as human billboards imitating pieces of food or a...

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  • 8. Late Night Arrival & Early Morning Departure

    There are lounges at the airport; however, most of these airport lounges are strictly for the exclusive use of members' with particular affiliations (e.g.,...

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  • 9. Plaza de Bolognesi in Lima

    In the center of the Plaza is this monument to BolognesiI figured out what is was because I had a photo which had the name of Alfonso Ugarte on it. During the...

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  • 10. Tourist-oriented Places in Lima

    You will find many different lodgings/accommodations & nightlife in the Miraflores, San Isidro and Barranco areas of Lima. These are areas frequented by...

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  • 11. Tonesie and Jonesie

    My buddy Ryan and I traveled together on this trip and had a great time. Lima was our first taste of Peru and it tasted good. I always enjoy big cities and this...

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  • 12. Learn some spanish while going around

    I suggest you learn some english while you're in Peru, if you have no command of spanish whatsover, you can take some, here is the website of one of the best...

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  • 13. South American Explorers

    SAE is a good place to do research for you Peruvian adventures as well as the rest of South America.They have a great library at the Lima office which is...

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  • 14. Inca Kola

    You have to give Inca Kola at least one try. Perhaps more popular with the younger traveller, it is still worth a tasting. Some say it tastes like bubble gum...

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  • 15. Larco Mar

    Larco Mar is a kind of shopping/entertainment plaza built into a cliff edge overlooking the sea. A few good shops some great little eating establishments.Just...

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  • 16. What is my opinion of Peru?

    Now, what are my opinions of Peru? Yes, the telephones and toilets and sinks and faucets very often do not work.And yes there are computer terminals in every...

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  • 17. Upper class toilet break

    As you may or may not know, hygiene standards here are somewhat lower than you may be used to. So finding a clean toilet can be a challenge...Tip! Go have a tea...

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  • 18. a sprawling city,conquering untiringly the desert

    a city built in the desert,always spreading...."barriadas" or shantyowns,on the outskirts,eating really the desert,meters after meters.....last "casas en...

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  • 19. The Other Couple & A Guitar Player

    Lima has its share of great colonial architecture but what separates if from the herd of South American capitals is its cuisine, ranging from great market stall...

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  • 20. Excitement and extremes

    My favorite thing about Lima is the people. While a missionary there, I grew to love the people so much for the humble circumstances in which they live in. It...

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  • 21. Although you might not like...

    Although you might not like Lima during the day, this city is definitely great at night.Most of the cultural spots are in downtown Lima, but it is better to go...

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  • 22. Take a walk on the Jiron De La...

    Take a walk on the Jiron De La Union, you may see the mixture of old and new only steps away, I was born in this magnificent country in the city of Callao the...

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  • 23. The most important thing to do...

    The most important thing to do in this city is to enjoy life to the fullest. Lima has some of the nicest and friendliest people in the world, and they truly...

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  • 24. It was baptized as the City of...

    It was baptized as the City of the Kings on January 15, 1535, but it was more a seat of viceroys, nobles and down-on.their luck aristocrats, who arrived in this...

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  • 25. weather

    lima is quite a strange town: no sun and no rain for 363 days a year.... according to locals in the remaining days it can rain or show just a bit of sun.......

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