Friday, November 27, 2009

Extreme Peru: Part Fifteen



El Centro Histórico

This is my favorite picture of the Peru trip. Sheli and I visited the Plaza Mayor in the historic center of Lima. As we approached the cathedral, a young newly married couple passed by. I stopped them and asked, "Will you permit me a photograph?" They kindly agreed and posed for this picture. It was perfect.

The rest of these pictures are from the Plaza Mayor.





The facade of the church.







Local people enjoying the afternoon.





The Government Palace.







The streets near Plaza Mayor.



Sheli taking pictures at Plaza Mayor.

1 comment:

Percy said...

Barry, I enjoyed reading about your trip. There are so many beautiful places in the world, as seen in your pictures. Thank you for sharing them. I've been to Peru a couple of times, and really liked Macchu Pichu, but I am seeing again that getting off the beaten tourist path, where the native people live and create their daily lives, is really where the excitement is. Blessings!

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