A Colorful Introduction to Lima

Lima is an eccentric city. Full of life, hope. People lining the streets, vendors yelling at tourists, and military pressed up against a wall with AK-47’s and riot gear in hand. When you think of Peru, you think of llamas, artisan clothing markets, and, of course. Machu Picchu. At least, that’s what I thought before I arrived in this South American paradise. But once I arrived in the metropolis that is Lima, I realized that Peru is so much more. Peru is the ancient culture of the Incan people. It is walking the cobblestone lined streets of Cuzco, and the…