Our Pilgrimage in Lima April 13th 2014 We were quite aware that our trip to Lima coincided with Palm Sunday. In Lima, it is known as Domingo de Ramos, and it is the glorious start to Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Lima.
We didn’t know how much this would impact our experience in Lima. It’s kind of a big deal.
Our first exposure to the festivities began on our trip to the grocery store while we were getting some drinks and dinner ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Lima 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
We are a family of 5, traveling to see life outside of our own neighborhood. We plan to home school our kids and use travel to provide educational and fun field trips for our family (parents included). We enjoy traveling to places where we can see people living everyday lives and generally stay 'off the beaten path' as far as tourists go, but are always up for a popular Cheezburger dive or dessert find.
In this blog you'll find posts from Mom and Dad, and in the future, from our kids. We hope to share some of our experiences for better or worse and encourage other families to ... full info