Marilyn Geary

Journeys Illuminating the Old Ways

Marilyn Geary

2014 Oct Day 12 afternoon Lima

Journal
Peru
South America
The Americas

The main square in Lima was filled with statues like this to promote people planting trees. However, since Peru is known for its potatoes, the trees are shaped like potatoes. It’s very funny.

 

Security guys are everywhere, mostly not doing much, which is a good thing.

 

Here’s our guide Edwin Rojas who is explaining to us the menu of a restaurant overlooking Lima’s Plaza de Armas.


 

In he background you can see the shanty town climbing up the hill on the outskirts of Lima.


This subway Lima is building will be underwater. For now, the water has been shunted into a side funnel which will be opened when the subway has been built.

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