Every large town all over the world has a city tour in
open buses. It is an easy and convenient way to an overview of the town.
cities are fascinating, Lima’s Downtown, the old part as it is known, is not one
of them. After a 4 hours drive we
have a good perception of how it looks. Apart from a few interesting historical
monuments around the Main Square, and its clean and prosperous looking financial
areas it has little else to offer. The incessant frenetic, noisy traffic with its
constant horn blowing will send any pulse rate up.
Square where most historical buildings are.
The Town Hall
The poor are segregated to the mountains as in Rio.
brightly painted houses seems out of character to their plight
What about that
for ego boosting! This
is called Lovers Park. The Town mayor who had this statue made (using his features) to commemorate the fact he
used to take his wife to watch the sunset over the Pacific, in Miraflores .all
at the taxpayers expenses.