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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
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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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