Videos tagged with "seaport"
Lima Peru 2012 Ciudad de los Reyes (City of Kings) Part 3 [05:48]
Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central part of the country, on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Together with the seaport of Callao, it forms a contiguous urban area known as the Lima Metropolitan Area. With a population approaching 9 million, Lima is the fourth largest city in South America. Lima was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535, as la Ciudad de los Reyes, or "the City of Kings". It became the capital and most important city in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru. Following the Peruvian War of Independence, it became the capital of the Republic of Peru. Today, around one-third of the Peruvian population lives in the metropolitan area. Lima is home to one of the oldest higher learning institutions in the New World. The National University of San Marcos, founded on May 12, 1551 during Spanish colonial regime, is the oldest continuously functioning university in the Americas. Lima's architecture is characterized by a mix of styles. Examples of early colonial architecture include the Monastery of San Francisco, the Cathedral of Lima and the Torre Tagle Palace. These constructions are generally influenced by the Spanish baroque, Spanish Neoclassicism, and Spanish Colonial styles. After independence, a gradual shift towards the neoclassical and Art Nouveau styles took place. Many of these constructions were greatly influenced by ...
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South from Texas: Ep. 4 - "Nochebuena" on the Coast (Manta, Ecuador) [07:35]
In this episode we take a look at Christmas Eve in a place for which a "White Christmas" will always be a only a dream ... Manta, Ecuador. Celebrations on the most important of Christian holidays are plenty, but are quite a bit different than what is usually envisioned by folks back home in the United States.
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LIMA - PERU [04:31]
Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, on a coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It forms a contiguous urban area with the seaport of Callao. Lima is the 5thlargest city in Latin America, behind São Paulo, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, and Rio de Janeiro. Lima was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535, as La Ciudad de los Reyes, or "The City of Kings." It became the most important city in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru and, after the Peruvian War of Independence, was made the capital of the Republic of Peru. Today around one-third of the Peruvian population lives in the metropolitan area. PERU CHILE ARGENTINA PARIS NEW YORK MIAMI HOUSTON MEXICO CALIFORNIA CHICAGO ITALIA ALEMANIA ROMA MILAN INGLATERRA FRANCIA INDIA AUSTRLIA HOLANDA ECUADOR COLOMBIA VENEZUELA MACHUPICCHU Jong Tae-Se tears - crys during his country's anthem Brazil Vs North Korea Jong Tae-Se North Korea V Brazil South Africa World Cup Crying Jong Tae-Se Crying - North Korea vs Brazil - World Cup 2010 是激动，泪水。
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