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Peru's incredibly rich and compelling archaeological heritage and its great natural beauty--remarkable even in a continent renowned for its exotic vistas--draw tens of thousands of visitors each year. Almost all make a stop at Lima, which is Peru's cultural and business center. gay Lima runs at a slower pace than many South American metropolises; its rhythm is more traditional, and its gay escorts lima reflect a steadier, calmer constitution, sala de video gay. Lima's unusually amenable inhabitants give the metropolis the feeling, at times, of a cluster of smaller towns. Lima's physical atmosphere is slightly dreamlike, mostly because of the garua--a mist that settles over the city between May and October. Under its blanket, Lima's inhabitants meet at the penas (bars offering folk and Creole music), shop at the open marketplaces, and dine at Lima's celebrated restaurants, disco gay, Berlin 363. Several museums display and preserve Peru's golden past, including most notably the internationally famed Museo Nacional de Antropologia y Arqueologia.

South of Lima, long white beaches washed by the cold waters of the southern Pacific stretch away in an uninterrupted string, backed by row upon row of huge, brilliant white sand dunes. In contrast to the tourist beaches of warmer climes, these shores have few amenities other than small restaurants and cafes. One of the best of these remote beaches, as if to confirm its tranquillity, is known as El Silencio. Like Lima itself, these beaches seem to exist in an eddy of time, pleasantly removed from the relentless pace of more frequented destinations, sala de video gay. Lima is the largest city and the capital of this diverse country on the western side of South America. The city was founded by the infamous Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro in 1535. During early colonial times Lima was the richest and most important city in South America. A devastating earthquake in 1746 almost completely destroyed the city, and it never regained its importance as a colonial city, disco gay, Berlin 363. Lima grew astronomically in the twentieth century from less than 500 gay escorts lima in 1940 to over 8 million today--one third of the total population of Peru. Lima suffers from what has been called urban sprawl in the spread over a large geographical area. Cruise ships visiting Lima port at Callao, which is near the airport, but most of the interesting colonial buildings are in the downtown area.