They have a changing of the guard ceremony here as well, with plenty of goose-stepping "stomp and circumstance".
Palace of Torre Tagle
Prime Minister Manuel Ulloa (cokehead, womanizer) was literally thrown out of this building during a coup because he refused to leave. He later married and became a prince.
Peruvian politics has many such twists.
|A pre-Inca temple
In a pretty spiffy part of Lima. Taken out the back window of one of the places that I stayed.
| Bungalow in Miraflores
Another neighborhood where I stayed. It used to be an oceanside resort, and was incorporated into Lima.
| House in Miraflores
Enough room to take the servants with you for the weekend.
| My first view of the Pacific
It was a dramatic one.