Bohemian Barranco: An Artist’s Neighborhood

Barranco is already well-known as the Bohemian district of Lima, and here you will find the homes of Lima’s artists, poets and dreamers. Unsurprisingly, in such a neighborhood you will also find multiple examples of street art that reflect the creative nature of the residents, and it makes a wonderful place to explore more urban art. Read more..

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A Saturday Night Out in Lima

Hi, this is Alfonso. I am a Spaniard and this is my first post to the Karikuy blog. I arrived in Lima on wednesday, and on saturday night the whole group went for a night out and about the capitol city of Perú. It was extremely hard to separate ourselves from the adictive videogame that the team has apparently been playing through during the last weeks in their spare time: “Donkey Kong Country Returns” for the Wii videoconsole. The “temple of golden bananas” was luring us, but in the end we decided to give the real world a go and to leave the virtual behind. [Continue reading…]

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