Adventures in Beer (Part 2): Artisanal Cervezas

If you´ve read my previous beer adventures in Peru, you’ll know that there are a few home-grown specialties that come in varying degrees of tastiness. However beyond the Peruvian institution that is Cuzqueña, you can find some more specialized beers in the city to shake up your taste buds somewhat. Read more..

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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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Lima Welcomes to the Stage: The Vagina Monologues

Not words you’d expect to hear in Catholic Peru, but hear them I did at a packed-out Miraflores theatre. Non other than the internationally recognised play by Vagina Monologues has come to Lima. Now 20 years old, it took its time in arriving (the first play was in 2001), but judging by the size of the audience it is safe to say that there is definite interest among Peruvian women in intimate self-discovery. Read more..

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Parque de las Leyendas: Petroleum and Sick Animals Included (Part 2)

As promised, I said that I would write a criticism of Legends Park to accompany the recommendable parts. A visit to the park in general is not a complete waste of time, however due to the state of some of the animals, I cannot recommend the zoo. In my personal opinion, all zoos, no matter in which country or which city, are not good places for animals to live in. This is not specifically a Peruvian problem by any means, but a global one. Read more..

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