Lima, Day 3: The Historic Downtown

The Historic Downtown of Lima would transport us back into another time. This is where colonial Spain left its lasting footprint, where the disembodied head of the Spanish Conquistador, Pizarro, rested in the crypt of a Cathedral and where the Liberator of Peru, Simon Bolivar, sick and discouraged resting in the coastal Peruvian town of …

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Restaurants showcasing Peru’s unique Foods

Peru not only had exceptional sights to explore but also culinary wonders that had us passing our plates across the table to each other, exclaiming, “you gotta try this!” Where else could you try alpaca, granadilla, luwma, pithahaya, chirimoya, or Pisco sour? Growing up, I ate typical American dishes found in the Midwest. My mother, …

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