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Once a Year Caral is beautifully lit up

Once a year Caral, considered at least for the moment the oldest urban center in the Americas and one of the oldest civilizations of the world, is beautifully lit up. Located 200 km north of Lima Caral was built by the Norte Chico civilization about 5000 years ago and accommodated more than 3000 people.

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 A great source for information when travelling to Peru

Many times we are getting questions from our visitor on how the weather will be in a specific region of the country during their visit. This is a difficult question to answer as the climate of Peru is incredible diverse, with a large variety of climates and microclimates, including 28 of the 32 world climates.

A very good example for the presence of a multitude of microclimates is the capital Lima itself. There are big differences between the districts directly on the coast and those that are further away to the east (detailed information to this topic can be found on our Weather & Climate info for Lima).

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As there is quite a vibrant German spoken community in Peru and due to the fact that also LimaEasy receives an increasing amount of visitors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland we decided to sponsor and promote a new Forum & Discussion Board in German language about Peru.

Da es eine sehr lebendige deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft in Peru gibt und aufgrund der Tatsache, dass auch LimaEasy eine zunehmende Anzahl von Besuchern aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz erhält, haben wir uns entschlossen ein neues Forum in deutscher Sprache über Peru zu sponsern und fördern.

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Lima is one of the great metropolises of Latin America

We have dedicated much of our content to the great architecture of the Peruvian Capital (historical buildings, churches, huacas, city squares...). Today we would like to share a great publication: An Architectural and Landscape Guide for Lima & Callao.

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A new Piece of Art issued by the Peruvian Central Bank

The Peruvian Central Bank continues to spread the rich cultural heritage of the country by regularly issuing beautiful new coins within the "Wealth and Pride Numismatic Series". Yesterday already the 14th coin of this series has been put into circulation; this time paying homage to the Paracas Culture, an important pre-Inca civilization that inhabited the area of Paracas in today's southern Peru.

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The Great Popular Cuisine (published by edelnor)

As most of our frequent visitors know we have an absolute dedication to Peruvian food and try to share our passion by frequently publishing new temptations with home tested recipes.

There are some great pages out there promoting the Peruvian Cuisine but sometimes the recipes focus more on the "Cuisine" part then on what in reality the Peruvian kitchen stands for: Great ingredients combined in a delicious way and mostly easily prepared.

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Powdery Cookies filled with Manjar Blanco

Alfajores are surely one of the most popular cookies in Peru. The sweet sensation of two fine, almost powdery cookies nicely filled with just the right amount of creamy Manjar Blanco (Dulce de Leche) melting in the mouth is just absolutely delicious and addicting.

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Numismatic Series "Natural Resources of Peru"

Peru is a country with a variety of natural resources. To highlight three of the most important ones the Central Reserve Bank of Peru issued a small Numismatic Series named "Recursos Naturales del Perú" – "Natural Resources of Peru". Motives for the coins are the Anchovy, Cacao and Quinoa.

The new coins are also legal tender and are not thought to be a replacement for the current S /. 1.00 coins. The coins will circulate simultaneously and can be used in any transaction.

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The Right Soup for Chilly Lima Winter Nights

The sky is grey, the city is shrouded in mist, it's extremely humid, drizzly and chilly - Lima's winter is back. What can be more comforting than a hot, spicy soup right now?

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The Museum opens at Night

The National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History in Pueblo Libre once again opens its doors at night. This time to celebrate Inti Raymi. 

On Tuesday, 25th of June from 05.00 pm to 09.00 pm the Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia del Perú together with the municipality of Pueblo Libre celebrates the most important religious ceremony of the Inca empire in honor of the sun god, Inti. The entrance is free.

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