Below are some of the photo’s taken during a photo-shoot for shoe designer Willy Lopez and his company Puro Lopez, of Lima, Peru. The shoes are modeled by Miamy Horna, also from Lima. Not every shot here is a winner.
Yookoso, Bienvenido, Welcome. This year I attended the 24th annual Matsuri AELU. Matsuri means “Local Festival” in Japanese, and nearly every shrine celebrates its own Matsuri. According to AELU (Asociacion Estadio La Union – Association Union Stadium) land for the club was purchased sometime after WWII, and a community effort ensued for several years to… Read More
The Temple of Pachacamac is an archaeological site located 40km (25 miles) SE of Lima, and predates the Inca by several hundred years. Inca construction is visible however as they were the last to inhabit Pachacamac. The site is impressive, but being made of adobe, it is not as lavish as the stone sites in… Read More
The past few days have been very busy for me, caring for my beloved cat, Silja. This past week she has had an ultrasound along with blood and urine tests, which diagnosed and confirmed Kidney Disease. Today she received her third IV drip for dehydration, and appears to have stabilized. She is eating again after… Read More
Areas to Avoid in Lima:
La Victoria, El Agustino, Barracones in Callao, El Zapallal, and Puento Piedra. Read More
Expats Have Double the Holidays This year I decided to invite a few of my Peruvian friends over for dinner to help me celebrate the United States 239th birthday. I didn’t want to go with the stereotypical hamburgers and hotdogs, but rather show them, you know, what REAL cooking is! Besides, I don’t have a… Read More
The Miraflores district of Lima Peru is a tourist mecca, and in the heart of it is Parque Kennedy. Named after U.S. President John F. Kennedy and adorned with a bust to commemorate his passing 40 years prior. Kennedy Park has a large walkway through the middle, dotted with benches under shade trees, green lawns… Read More