There is a school in the square. San Blas borders on a more residential area. It's clearly very poor so I did a double-take when I saw what looked like a hovel with a "for sale" sign from Sotheby's: not what I think of as their target market.
Happy Birthday, Mike October 23rd 2014 Geo: -13.52, -71.99Today was a little squandered by a second night of poor sleep. After breakfast, we went to the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art. It was pretty disappointing. It's not that the artifacts or their age were not impressive, but the information provided was scant and the commentary was awkward and a little silly. In one room, for instance, an entire wall displayed dozens of the same i ... read more
South America » Peru » 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