"The great harbour in South America" Callao by El_Sueco

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The city of Callao is the capital in the Constitutional Province of Callao. It has grown together with Lima and is now a part of the Lima Metropolitan area.
The Port of Callao is an important harbor.

Most of peoples life: food, work and economy are dedicated to things in connection with the sea.
Callao also give space for the Aeropuerto de Jorge Chávez (from the start thought only as a temporary solution).

In 1947 the famous norwegian Thor Heyerdahl started his Kon-Tiki expedition from Callao.

  • Last visit to Callao: Jun 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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