Stop the bus for the the Parque de la Reserva

If being a world record holder for the largest fountain complex in the world isn’t reason enough to stop in, here are a couple more reasons why 🙂


1. The historical and national significance…

The Parque de la Reserva was built as a memorial to the soldiers who lost their lives in service of Peru. Although it was originally constructed in the first half of the 20th century, the fountains were not added and the park not opened until 2007. Today, the park houses 13 individual fountains and it remains the world record holder for being the largest fountain complex worldwide.

2. The experience…

Being a Seattleite, I tend to flock to places with warm or tropical climates. There’s something about being outside at night, wearing nothing but a tank top and shorts that still amazes me. For me, it’s a novelty that never gets old. This was the mood that set the tone as I stepped off the bus 🙂  Continue reading