Independence Day = Family, Food, and Music…

It’s Independence Day here in Peru today! July 28th, 1821: 192 years ago, General José de San Martín proclamed our independence “by the general will of the people and the justice of its cause that God defends”. Today, as per use, the President gave a really general speech and some colorful parades occurred all over the city.

To celebrate it, my parents and I went to El Cascajal, a restaurant serving a buffet of typical Peruvian food yesterday. We were all wearing red clothes, which made us the “patriotic” family there:

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