Lord of Miracles 2

Because Lima hosts the Procession of the Lord of Miracles, a Catholic feast with over 350 years of existence. But, what is the Lord of Miracles?  How its devotion was born? Why is it so famous? And why everything turns purple? History Around the year 1650, some black slaves from Angola, who lived in the neighborhood of Pachacamilla, in Lima, painted in one of the walls of their home, an image of a crucified Christ. On November, 1655 a large earthquake struck the city of Lima, causing destruction…

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On August 30th Peru celebrates the day of St. Rosa de Lima, but….. who was St. Rosa and why is she so important in the Peruvian culture and tradition? Isabel Flores de Oliva, known in the universal Church as St. Rosa de Lima, was born in Lima, Peru on April 30th and passed away on August 24th 1617. Her character was peaceful and her priorities were always given to everything concerned with her Catholic faith. Her Life Santa Rosa was secular; she was not a cloistered nun as…

Container Ship

The constitutional Province of Callao, was founded in August 20, 1936. All commerce and people visiting Peru should pass through it, as the Jorge Chavez International airport and the Port of Callao are located here. El Callao has mansions with pretty balconies, museum, churches and the Real Felipe fortress, that resisted wars and pirate attacks. Beside its tradition, in Callao you can also enjoy the nature at the Palomino and San Lorenzo islands and beaches. The main attractions in Callao are: Real Felipe Fortress It was built in 1747…

The city of Lima, capital of Peru, was founded by Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535. Today Lima is considered the center of political, cultural, financial and commercial activities of the country. It has a population of more than 7 million people, which makes it the most populated city of Peru. In Lima, you will find museums with great works of art; you will also find archeological sites, beaches, valleys, nature, a very active night life, adrenalin in adventure sports and an exquisite gastronomy. All these reasons will…

Do you have a free night in Lima and have no idea what to do? Would you like to visit Lima downtown at night? Do you want to know the water fountains of Lima? Would you like to have fun trying to chase the water? So this option is for you. There is a tour offered in Lima called: “City tour by night & fountains”, which offers a panoramic tour of the city in a 2 story bus that goes from Miraflores, to downtown Lima, and includes one…

Fashion

Do you like fashion? Do you want to know how developed is the fashion industry in Peru? Are there good fashion designers in Peru? The LIF Week or Lima Fashion Week is an event where fashion shows are presented, allowing  peruvian designers show their proposals to the market, both local and international; and in this way contribute to the development of fashion industry in the country. LIF Week invites each year to a group of personalities in the design and fashion world in the country to assess the…

Airplane

Are you wondering how to flight within Peru? Are there any international airlines serving domestic flights? Are there cheap flights or budget airlines in Peru? Well, you are about to discover it now…..  There are 4 airlines that operate domestic flights in Peru, 2 of them are international airlines: Lan and Taca (now Avianca), and the other 2 are local ones: Star Peru and Peruvian Airlines None of these are budget airlines. So, which airline should you choose? Like everything in life, it depends……. on your time, budget,…