Lima is the capital of Peru and is a city with an important colonial past, so when we decided to visit it, we knew we needed someone to tell us all the secrets, and there appeared Lima by Walking.
After discovering Europe and Costa Rica, it was getting time to know one of the the ancient cultures in South America, and Machu Picchu was a destination that had marked in my mind for years. And how could it be otherwise, was not disappointed at all.
When planning the trip to Peru, it was clear that the part of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley tour would be with a tour due to the complexicity and the huge of the territory, and there, Inka’s Destination helped us in order to achieve our goal of get to know the Citadel.
Cusco is usually one of the mandatory stops for travelers. The village of Cusco is beautiful, with its facades of centuries ago and historical points to visit. From there, travelers to embark on a new journey to Machu Picchu.
Just in time, we reached Cusco willing to learn a little of the city and surrounding area, since most of the archaeological remains of Peru, concerning the Inca culture, are in Cusco and its surroundings, being the jewel crown Machu Picchu, but that would be for the next day.
The first day we spent in Lima was a day dedicate to walk, to know Plaza de Armas and just walk around the city, except for a mandatory visit, the Monastery of San Francisco with its catacombs. However, the most striking ting of the church and the reason it is visited every year by hundreds of … Read More