Lima

Image of the coastline in Lima, Peru

Lima is a five centuries old town that was founded in 1515 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. It is by far largest city in Peru and one of the largest in whole Latin American. It has around 8 millions inhabitants, which is over one quarter of whole country population. While Peru is the forth most populated country in South America, Lima is one of the biggest cities in this part of the continent.

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Machu Picchu

Image of a valley in Machu Picchu, Peru

This is the most amazing pearl of Inca’s kingdom, shown to the world only around 100 years ago. It was once a city with almost 1000 inhabitants, with a pretty big palace, few temples and other buildings. Today it is a tourist destination number 1 in Peru, part of the national park protected area and of course being on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1983.

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