Spanish Lesson – Así es el progreso

There is nothing as bittersweet as urban progress, as stately old homes get torn down and replaced by faceless high rises.  Lima, Peru is no exception to this rule, and nowhere is this “renovation” as strongly apparent as in the historic district of Miraflores. Once a quiet home for the country´s elite, it is now a buzzing commercial district that is quickly filling up with seven to ten story apartment buildings.   Join Juan Carlos in this basic Spanish lesson as he spots one of the old homes slated for the wrecking ball.

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