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Uros Island  

Uros Island

From the Atacama to the Andes

April 12th 2008
We started our exploration of Peru in the capital Lima, a metropolis of almost 8 million people, and like much of Latin America has obvious and sharp contrasts between the rich and poor. We settled in Miraflores, a wealthy suburb full of restaurants, shopping malls with a view over the Pacific Ocean from the exclusive shopping and restaurant area Larcomar, and spent a few days seeing what Lima has ... read more
South America » Peru

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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Tot: 1.069s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 25; qc: 113; dbt: 0.1024s; 113; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.8mb