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Distrito de Chorrillos

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Jeff Cremer
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by Jeff Cremer on Aug 21, 2010
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The small fishing village of Chorrillos that has been engulfed by Peru's ever expanding capital as a new suburb is an excellent destination for those with time to spend in Lima.

It began as an Indian fishing village and later became a seaside resort for Lima's well to do more than a century ago. The city is quite large, however, almost all sites of interest line the Costa Verde or the first few blocks from the Malecón, or boardwalk. Chorrillos is just south of Barranco,


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