Tag Archives: Lima

Paddington Bear’s creator dies. RIP, Michael Bond @paddingtonbear

The story about the little lovely bear who turned up at Paddington Station, all the way from “deepest Peru” has been with me for a lifetime. Sadly, Paddington Bear’s creator, Michael Bond, passed away at his home in London this … Continue reading

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Transforming local communities and economies through better access to good water: #worldwaterday

World Water Day 2016: Water and Jobs According to the United Nations, almost half of the world’s workers – 1.5 billion people – work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its … Continue reading

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Tranquilo Domingo: las calles de Lima, Perú transformada por Ciclodía

Calle de la ciudad transformada La avenida Arequipa es, como la mayoría de las calles de Lima, un lugar generalmente agitado, congestionado por el tráfico. Pero domingos por la mañana cambia. Los coches desaparezcan, los autobuses ya no surcan la … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday: city street in Lima, Peru transformed with Ciclodía

City street transformed Avenida Arequipa is, like most of Lima’s streets, a usually hectic, congested place for traffic. But on Sunday mornings it changes. The cars disappear, the buses no longer ply the route for passengers. A street transformed for people to come out … Continue reading

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Happy New Year…Feliz Año

Happy New Year, Feliz Años Wishing you all a healthy, prosperous and sustainable 2016

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15 pics from ’15: NixonsCan top #photos from 2015

As the year 2015 approaches its final hours, I selected 15 photos from my portfolio across the past twelve months. The featured images come from Canada, USA, and Peru. You can view here with comments and links to some of my … Continue reading

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Cohetes for Christmas: fireworks and La Navidad in Peru

Christmas (La Navidad) traditions in Peru begin around midnight when families get together for a meal of turkey and rice with mixed, diced vegetables and potatoes. Then comes the Panetón, a soft, bread-like cake filled with mixed dried fruit. It’s much lighter than … Continue reading

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