Mollendo, Peru in Pictures

The Humboldt Current affects both Peru and Chile, casting endless clouds over the coastal cities for nine months out of the year. Hence one of Lima’s nicknames, “La Gris” (The Gray), which alludes to its lack of sunshine for most of the year.
Arequipa, which sits three hours inland from the coast, gets the reverse end of this fortune. At an altitude of 8000 feet, sunny and cloudless for nine months a year. During the summer, it is overcast with occasional rains. During those three months, Arequipeños visit the beach en masse when it is sunny. Nightlife in Arequipa is rather Read More

Source: Expat-Chronicles