Lima! October 15th 2008 Hey everyone!!
Finally got a move on and am now in Peru! My first impression of Peru, after arriving in Piura after crossing the border from Ecuador, was not good! Everyone was trying to rip us off ... taxi drivers, money exchange... everyone! There was rubbish everywhere, the food was horrible, the men were sleazy and the bus we had to wait 10 hours for to Lima was really expensive! :o( But ap ... 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