Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru, with over 8 million people. Many people are scared off from visiting, due to it’s violent history of street crime and political unrest in the '80s and '90s. Today, tourists are told to keep there valuables hidden and not to wear fancy clothing due to pickpockets in the area. Sage advice when walking through any major modern city.
Upon entering Lima and leaving Jorge Chavez Airport, Lima may seem dark and bleak especially in the downtown area. Here, you may find clouded skies, polluted air and the congestion of cars. However, this it true of many large cities.
While Lima does have it’s share of problems, there are a number of reasons w...Read More