Lima Travel Guide
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When people discuss great South American cities, Lima is often overlooked. But Peru's capital can hold its own against its neighbors. It has an oceanfront setting, colonial-era splendor, sophisticated dining, and nonstop nightlife.
Seafood, especially cebiche, is a Peruvian specialty, and the variety of the ingredients and recipes is impressive. Cebiche is traditionally only eaten...read more
Things To Do in Lima
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Neptune's Bounty: You'll quickly encounter cebiche—slices of raw fish or shellfish marinated in lemon juice with onions and hot peppers. Also... Read more
Almost all of Lima's most interesting historical sites are within walking distance of the Plaza de Armas. The fountain in the center can be used... Read more
Popular weekend destinations are peñas, bars that offer música criolla, rhythmic ballads performed with guitars and cajones (wooden boxes used... Read more
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This is a continuation of my report on the Argentina forum, Salta.
Below is a cut and paste from my blog, edited with details of costs and names of hotels for people who may be interested.
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I was planning this trip for a very long time. Read more
I'm aware many people have had problems trying to buy tickets to Machu Picchu on the government web site http://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/ including me.
Starting last weekend I made several attempts. At firs Read more