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Days 76-78 - Lima and last days

April 12th 2018
I booked a downtown free walking tour for Tuesday morning in Lima – there seem to be lots advertised, but with very mixed reviews. This guy had the best and, despite being late (the traffic in Lima might be even worse than Bogota) it was really interesting. We took a Metropolitano bus to the downtown area – this the same ‘bus in its own lane’ thing that Bogota has (the Transmillenio), but ... 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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