The Cats of Kennedy Park – Miraflores

If you are a animal lover come to visit the central Park of Miraflores district in Lima, also known as the Kennedy park, there you will be given a “bitter sweet” surprise, docens of cats, some walking through the park, some resting over the branches of the trees, all of them looking for an expression…

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A Visit to the Kennedy Park of Miraflores

The Central Park of Miraflores , also known as Kennedy park is the vibrant hearth of this district, safe and beautiful, is embellished with flowers and trees (Miraflores means Look at the flowers, or see the flowers) keeps many surprises inside. “We highly appreciate your collaboration, by clicking on any ads enlisted below you are…

Graffiti art in Lima

One of the best scenarios to see this form of art is Barranco, a nice walk throught the streets of this district will keep you exercised and give you another perspective of the city and its people, also you will be able to take many beautiful pictures of graffiti art every where, and the best…

Barranco, the bohemian district of Lima

My beloved Barranco, many posts had been dedicated to this place in this travel site, one of the reasons is my frustrated dream of living there (Im also very much attached to my childhood district San Miguel, where everybody I know since a little girl live) and also because of the good vibe in here….

A colonial church in Pueblo Libre district – Lima city

For romantic people a night walk can be the perfect excuse to cuddle and express their affections, some like to mix a walk with a more historical – cultural oriented activity, and some like better to mix it with a more fun, bar crash / clubbing option, if you like all the mentioned alternatives Pueblo…

Pic of the Day : a Look to Folklore in Peru

An essential part of our daily culture is our folklore, wherever we go or whatever we do, there it is. On the tv spots, on our radios, in the Catholic processions and parades, on christmas and Independence days, or just going to the market, dancers and musicians are displaying their art on the streets as…

Francisca Pizarro , the First Mestiza of Peru

Peru, early XVI century. A mestiza is a mixed-blood woman, a person of mixed race and culture. The first mestiza of our Peruvian history was called Francisca Pizarro, daughter of the conquistador of the Tawantinsuyu or Inca realm Francisco Pizarro, married to Inca princess remembered by her christian name Ines Huaylas, Pizarro tried with this…

Communal Work in the Andes of Peru

Last may I was invited to organize a trip to visit local communities in the highlands of Peru, bringing tourists to learn the ancestral culture of the Highlanders of the Andes, and in retribution pay a fair price for the services offered by the people of the towns we visited: food, homestay, and souvenirs, It was…

An imaginary trip back to Lima 600 years ago

Year 1400 A.C. approx. Lima city. 5 pyramids race towards the sun in the middle of the valley of Rimac (now called Lima city), all built on mud and painted predominantly in Yellow color, they looked colorful and strange hills to newcomers, so perfectly shaped as step pyramids, the highest of them reached probably 20 meters,…

A Very Different Restaurant – Vegetarian Opcion in Lima

One of the hardest things to get in Lima still are good vegetarian restaurants, our passion for beef, pork, chicken and pf course fish has blinded many to imagine life without meet… in a blessed land such as Peru (cradle of the potatoes, and land of superfoods such us Quinoa , maca, kiwicha and so…

Pic of the day: Summer in Lima

There is nothing more impacting in Lima as the view of the cliffs in Summer. The Pacific colored deep blue, the fresh breeze of the ocean touching your face. Hurry up and don’t miss this spectacle of nature.

The Cliffs of Lima

Some say Lima looks for moments like California, Santa Monica… that moment happens when visitors see the cliffs of the city. Located next to the ocean, the acantilado (name in spanish) is maybe after the main square of Lima, the most famous and beautiful part of the capital of Peru. The freeway and beaches below…