Lima May 9th 2014 Beunos from Lima, the capital of Peru!
I was expecting Lima to be a lot more grander than it turned out to be, which was slightly disappointing. It seemed that many of Lima´s beautiful buildings had been destroyed during a war between Chile and Peru and some of the buildings had been rebuilt or adapted.
The journey to Lima took 18 hours. It didn't help that I had a screaming child behind me ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Surco 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
I am a primary school teacher and I am taking some time out to travel some lovely places around the world. I am wanting to keep this blog to keep my friends and family updated with what I am doing, as well as the children I have taught so that I can inspire them to travel the globe too :)... full info