Peru: Day 4–Cusco

Just when I began getting tired of Peru, we arrived in Cusco, and everything changed. Like Los Angeles and Tokyo, Lima is sprawling and unwieldy. But Cusco is walkable, charming, and not unlike some of my favorite European cities. I… Continue Reading

Peru: Day 3–Lima–Barranco, Huaca Pucllana Ruins

We’re en route to Cusco this morning and I’m damned tired. I have some observations about Lima but I’ll wait to share them when I’ve a bit more energy. Here are some pictures from our last day in Lima:

Peru: Day 2–Lima, Museo y Catacumbas de Lima

You know the episode of Friends where they all go to the Caribbean and Monica’s hair gets huge from the humidity? That’s my hair in Lima. Today we took a taxi into central Lima. The taxi experience was one I’d… Continue Reading

Peru: Day 1–Miraflores, Lima

There’s something about traveling that turns my normally relaxed husband into a little old lady. His need to plan out every detail, complete with hand-drawn maps, is endearing, yet also annoying. He’s so fixated on getting things right that he… Continue Reading