To most people, Lima is a just a starting or stopping point before or after a visit to Machu Picchu. I had a feeling […]
My trip to Lima was better than I could have expected. I mean, I knew it was going to be a great trip but was so interested to see how far the City has come since the horrible terrorist attacks during the 1980’s which severely damaged the reputation of Lima. Well, I am happy to report that the Lima of today is a rich and vibrant city that has most deservedly captured the title of culinary capital of the Americas. Lima is very much a city of stark contrasts particularly rich and poor but one this that is unifying is the warm welcome and sense of pride that its inhabitants have.
Lima was a truly magical city. It is at the crossroads of becoming a well-established tourist destination on its own versus a pit stop or jumping off point for more well-known destinations in Peru such as Machu Picchu or a diversion from the Galapagos Islands. Lima is a sophisticated metropolis that is a city of distinct contrasts grounded in a rich historical background…
I have not been posting as frequently as normal because as many of you know I am on the road in Lima, Peru.
Sadly my journey to Lima is coming to an end and I have had a truly fabulous time here. I was a bit apprehensive in the food allergy department at first but found this culinary capital of the Americas to be most welcoming to this food allergic diner.
Bermuda is a quick hop from New York City (or pretty much anywhere on the East Coast) and provides a perfect climate and makes […]