Category Archives: Lima

Lima´s Sacred Places

No huacas or sacred places can be seen around downtown Lima anymore. It is said there was one where the cathedral stands up now but the Spanish just tore it down as it might have happened to many more. Even … Continue reading

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Lima´s Archaeological Museums

Being archaeology one of my passions, I am always eager to visit archaeological sites as well as museums on that particular topic. Talking about museums, I have already introduced you two of them which are located in downtown Lima.  In … Continue reading

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Modern Lima

In addition to downtown, the most popular route for sightseeing the city of Lima is to the south. The districts of San Isidro and Miraflores are regarded as the modern area and Barranco still keeps its traditional flavour. On the way to … Continue reading

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Chinese Culture in Lima

Chinatown or Barrio Chino, which is nearby Lima´s main square, is the best area to experience chinese culture. The first Chinese arrived in 1849, and they came over to work as coolies at the rich guano islands and the coastal … Continue reading

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Proud of Being a Backpacker (I)

In this and the next post, I want to share with you a few stories about my experience as a backpacker around my country. I Will Never Go On Camping Again! Too much suffering for a 14 year-old kid who … Continue reading

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Museums in downtown Lima

As I said in my former post, the reason I love downtown Lima is its special and colorful architecture. Even if you just walk around downtown to see its churches, palaces, and colonial houses, it is worth it. Architecture is … Continue reading

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I love downtown Lima

As I walk around the narrow streets of the historical center of Lima, I discover and enjoy its appealing and special architecture. Magnificent convents such as the San Francisco, and beautiful old colonial houses such as Osambela are just samples … Continue reading

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