Should you take photos of photos?
What is the real cost of “taking” a photograph? Travel photographer Kike del Olmo is showing us the other side of the coin.
Finding the secret of happiness in Lima
The best mirror Lima has to reflect its past is the old colonial mansions. In recent years, many have been restored but others lie in ruin, begging for someone to return them to their former glory.
How to chill out in Lima
On my first day back in Lima I revisit my favorite restaurant, the Canta Rana, an old house in the Barranco neighborhood, the most bohemian part of the city.
Turning over a new leaf in Peru
It has been just ten minutes since I jumped into a taxi at the Jorge Chavez International Airport to begin winding through the streets of Lima but I can already see that the city is much cleaner and more orderly than when I last left it 13 years ago
Breaking with the past
Hello Lima, the mist-shrouded Peruvian capital that the author of Moby Dick said was “without tears, the strangest and saddest city that you could ever see.” After the past years of terrorism, bankruptcy and other problems, it is now finding its feet as the economy booms and a rising middle class enjoys the Pacific Coast beaches, restaurants and bright new shopping malls.