Kids in Peru Delighted by Opening of Kilimanjaro Restaurant Café

About three weeks ago Kilimanjaro Restaurant Café opened in the Lima district of Surco. Decorated like a rainforest, Kilimanjaro Restaurant Café is a thrill for kids. Its large interior features numerous life-size animatronic animals that periodically come to life and put on a show. My wife and I decided to take our 2 year old [...]

Photos of a Christmas Tree Powered by Bicycles, Wind, & Solar Power in Peru

On Friday I wrote about how the Lima district of San Borja planned to light an eco-friendly Christmas Tree using LED lights, wind power, solar power, and bicycles. As promised, here are several photos of the beautiful tree. Click here to see the rest of the photos on Greenupgrader

Christmas Tree to be Lighted by Bicycles, Wind and Solar Power in Peru

Tonight the Lima district of San Borja plans to light an emissions-free Christmas tree in a popular park as part of event called "Magic, Light, and Color: the Energy You Generate." The 11 meter high tree will display LED Christmas lights powered by a combination 10 bicycles, a wind turbine, and two small solar panels [...]

Will Paragliding Police Make Beaches Safer in Lima, Peru?

My friends over at the news source Living in Peru posted an interesting story last week about how Peru's police force is planning to conduct regular paragliding patrols over Lima's 90 beaches this year. My first thought-- "this is cool." My second thought-- "is it really going to work?" For those people who have never [...]