Peru – Lima

Looking north across Lima’s coastal area

Lima, with a population of around nine million people, is Peru’s capital city, set on the coast. It’s a vibrant, colourful and enticing city.

Lima’s old town has grand old buildings standing within a rather run down setting but it’s costal districts of Barranco and Miraflores lit up with street art, tourists, residential flats, fine restaurants and bars, a city of contrasts in that sense.

An old tram coach no longer in use

View to one of the bay’s beach areas

Cristo Del Pacifico Statue overlooking south Lima

Lima’s street art is great, especially around the Barranco district…

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