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7 SIGHTS OF LIMA - THE PERUVIAN CAPITAL AND ITS SPANISH COLONIAL ARCHITECTURE EXPLORED IN 7 PICS BY BLOGGER LOURDES CHUQUIPIONDO, EDITOR OF WWW.PLACEOK.COM

San Martin Square, Lima - Argentinian General José de San Martín landed with his patriotic army in the South of Lima in 1820, freeing the city from the Spanish colonialist government

Lima is a wonderful and lively city and the capital of Peru. With its beautiful Spanish colonial balconies and the imposing Cathedral, Lima possesses a wonderful architectural and artistic heritage and it is a great destination to visit.

Lourdes Chuquipiondo is a well-known Peruvian blogger from Lima. She is editor of www.placeok.com, a very interesting travel blog that discovers, tests, evaluates and recommends products, services and little known tourist routes and presents also traditional destinations from a different point of view. There you can find also more information about the wonderful city of Lima.
For now Lourdes writes about Peru and soon she will be writing about her visit to Argentina and Uruguay; her dream is to blog the whole Latin America. Thanks a lot Lourdes, we will be with you!

The photos published on this post are of Lourdes Chuquipiondo, editor of placeok.com and they are published with her consent. Please follow Lourdes on her FB fan page at www.facebook.com/placeok and on her blog www.placeok.com. You can also follow her by Twitter (@place_ok) or by Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/placeok)

The beautiful facade of Casa Courret in Jiron de la Union, Lima

Busy and lively street in the Old Town during the Holy Week, Lima


What a wonderful game of colours! Casa Dubois in Jiron de la Union, Lima
Lima es una maravillosa y animada ciudad y la capital de Perú. Con sus hermosos balcones coloniales españoles y la imponente catedral mezcla de estilos renacentista, neo-gótico y neo-clásico, Lima cuenta con un maravilloso patrimonio arquitectónico y artístico y es un excelente destino para visitar.

Lourdes Chuquipiondo es comunicadora social y responsable de www.placeok.com, un blog de recomendaciones turísticas que tiene por característica descubrir, probar, evaluar y recomendar productos, servicios o rutas turísticas poco difundidas o tradicionales pero presentados desde un punto de vista diferente. Por ahora Lourdes escribe sobre el Perú y pronto lo hará sobre las visitas que hizo a Argentina y Uruguay, pues su sueño es que su blog sea un medio de difusión para América Latina.

Las fotos publicadas en este post son de Lourdes Chuquipiondo de placeok.com y se publican con su consentimiento. Los invito a seguir su fanpage en www.facebook.com/placeok y su blog en www.placeok.com. También la pueden seguir vía Twitter (@place_ok) o en Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/placeok).

Lima Cathedral with its elegant Spanish Facade

The richly decorated interior of the Iglesia de la Merced in Lima

The typical Spanish colonial style balconies in the Old Town, Lima
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