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Water Tunnel fountain

Lima

August 24th 2014
We took the morning bus from Ica to Lima and spent the afternoon walking around Miraflores, an area of Lima that is very different from the rest of Lima and other South American cities. It is a very safe and wealthy area which in a way makes you feel like you are in the United States with its many Starbucks coffee shops, Dominos pizza and other American fast food restaurants. We visited the LarcoM ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Miraflores

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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25th August 2014

No World Cup news?
I guess the Cup must have been over by the time you visited Lima--no more time outs for Gary. Love the fountains and the Casa de La Gastromonia though I think I'll stay downtown and visit Miraflores as a cultural oddity. Can't wait to see what treks you do in Huarez!

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