Travel with Me / Peru - Lima

Travel with Me / Peru - Lima, Lima, Peru (B)

Daniel and I took an overnight flight immediately after work on a Friday. After some delays, we landed in Lima, Peru at about 7am where my aunt and uncle picked us up. We were so excited to have a passport in hand and just explore!

After getting cleaned up at the apartment, we were ready to see Lima! The first stop was the new Paddington Bear sculpture near the Miraflores Boardwalk. As the story goes, Paddington Bear came from “darkest Peru”, so the British embassy sent the statue over as a gift of friendship just one month ago in July 2015.

We were starving from the overnight flight, so the next stop was brunch! We walked over to Larcomar, a shopping center right on the coast, and had a delicious brunch buffet at Mangos in Lima. Look at the view from our table! 

We then walked off our brunch by wandering around the city. Lima has a lot of old buildings with beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture.

Our walk took us over to Parque Kennedy, a fun little park in Miraflores filled with locals and cats! Yes, you read that right – there were SO MANY stray cats everywhere in this park. As you can probably tell in the pictures below, these cats are happy and well-fed. They are basically an attraction; it’s popular for visitors to come and take pictures with the cats. I personally thought that they were adorable, but if you don’t like cats, stay away! The park is swarming with them. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel with Me / Peru - Lima
Guide Location: Peru » Lima
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Emily Abernathy
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Paddington Bear
  • Larcomar
  • Mangos
  • Parque Kennedy
  • Presidential Palace
  • Burrito Bar
  • Huaca Pucllana
  • The Magic Water Circuit

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