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Fish tales part II: ceviche at home

After 7 months living in Lima, I finally try making ceviche with fresh ingredients from the market.

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Fish tales: ceviche in the market

Continuing my exploration of Lima’s markets, Steven and I head to Lima’s Mercado Central in search of some good quality fish.

Colours of the markets

SO, I think I’m slightly obsessed with Peruvian textiles… Everywhere you go, the markets are adorned with the vibrant warm hues of traditional blankets, ponchos, and the famous chullo hats.

La Cordillera Blanca

Hiking to Laguna 69 in the Cordillera Blanca. Plus a swim in the freezing glacier lake

El Lago Titicaca

Struggling with altitude sickness and sleeping in a reed hut on the mystical and stunning Lake Titicaca.

Las islas ballestas – wildlife and the desert

This weekend we ventured south with Steven’s friend from work, Abel. It was really great to escape the city, get some fresh air and sun, and see a different part of Peru.

La lengua – learning Spanish

I had the most fantastic experience last night speaking in Spanish, so decided it’s time to write about language and tell you how I’m getting on!

La comida – eating our hearts out

It had to be the food….
A blog about Lima could start nowhere else. And yeah, it’s a long one…

La vida nueva – the start of something new

We’re moving from London to Lima. Some pre-departure thoughts on the big move and starting a blog.