Wondering what to do with one day in Lima, Peru? In this Lima travel guide we show you our 7 favourite things to do in Lima, Peru! This video is the first of our Peru travel vlogs and we jam packed it with the best way to see Peru's vibrant capital city for anyone who is short on time. If you happen to have a second free day in Lima, you could also do these 7 things over two days and just spend a bit more time eating delicious food in between each stop! Peru is famous for its incredible cuisine, and Lima is considered the food capital of South America, so there is no shortage of AMAZING food to try. We made sure to find ourselves Peruvian ceviche and the famous lomo saltado at mercado 28 and were NOT disappointed by our first taste of Peruvian food!

For your visit to Lima, we highly suggest you start your day at Miraflores (many visitors rent accommodation in Miraflores for easy access and safety) which is home to Kennedy Park and Parque del Amor. Give yourself lots of time to pet the dozens of cats at Kennedy Park if you are someone who enjoys a furry cuddle! After taking in the epic coastal views at Parque del Amor, walk or cycle along the coast to Mercado 28 for an incredible ceviche or lomo saltado lunch (or a dozen other options!). Then its a quick jaunt over to Baranco to watch the street performers and hold your breath as you cross the Bridge of Sighs. You can then make your way to Plaza de Armas to wander the streets and take in the beautiful architecture (if you have the time, we recommend joining a free walking tour around Plaza de Armas to learn more about the history of Lima). Finally, once it gets dark, head over to Parque de la Reserva to take in the fountain light show! This show was not at all what we expected, but it was awesome and is a great way to end a full day of sightseeing!

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== Chapters ==
0:00 Welcome to Peru, our 5th country in South America!
1:02 #1 Pet cats in Miraflores
2:52 #2 See the coastline from Parque del Amor
4:16 #3 Try ceviche and lomo saltado at Mercado 28
7:40 #4 Hold your breath in Barranco!
9:15 Will we stay together forever?
10:09 #5 Try street food!
11:38 #6 Check out Plaza de Armas
12:22 #7 Watch Circuito Magico del Agua

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Hey there! We are Nicole and Mico, full-time travel vloggers searching for adventures all around the globe. In March 2021 we quit our jobs, sold our belongings, and hopped on our first ever one-way flight leaving our home country #Canada. We believe #travel builds understanding that reaches across culture, language, and boundaries, and we want to share our experiences as we create connections all over the world. If you like learning about unique places, new cultures and different foods, then come follow our adventure as we explore all our beautiful planet has to offer.

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