Introduction to Lima and PUCP August 20th 2011 Hello!
I suppose I haven't yet given an introduction to where I’m living, which might have been a more logical place to start this blog. Lima is a huge coastal city, the capital of Peru. The concrete jungle stretches miles along the bay. The weather here, being winter, is cold, gray and damp. 60 degrees F sounds very nice, but taking into account heavy humidity and constant cloud cover, it& ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Miraflores 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